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Iceland-spar is extensively used in the construction of Nicol's prisms for polariscopes, polarizing microscopes and saccharimeters, and of dichroscopes for testing the pleochroism of gem-stones.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"
It is of the greatest importance that the polariscopes and all apparatus used in the work shall be carefully and accurately adjusted and graduated, and upon a single and uniform system of standardization.
The destruction of spectroscopes, polariscopes, and microscopes, brought to a temporary close the pursuit of certain lines of investigation.
If you get get caught up with microscopic, magnification, polariscopes, fly to Harry Winstons on 5th avenue in New York City and spend as much as they want.
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