Term - Abbe number
|Abbe number||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Tuesday 25th November 2014
Denotes the degree of refraction of light of different wavelengths to different extents, given by a transparent material, such as glass. The lower the Abbe number, the greater the dispersion of colours.
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