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Frits Zernike--life and achievements
Author(s): Hedzer A. Ferwerda
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Paper Abstract

We present a review of the life and work of Frits Zernike (1 888-1 966), professor of mathematical and technical physics and theoretical mechanics at Groningen University, The Netherlands, inventor of phase contrast microscopy.

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Date Published: 1 December 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 32(12) doi: 10.1117/12.142941
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 32, Issue 12
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Hedzer A. Ferwerda, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands)

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