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A Dictionary of Physics
Richard RennieRichard Rennie, Jonathan LawJonathan Law

1. (in optics) A defect in the image formed by a lens or curved mirror. In chromatic aberration the image formed by a lens (but not a mirror) has coloured fringes as a result of the different extent to which light of different colours is refracted by glass. It is corrected by using an ... ...

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