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beam splitter

n
(General Physics) a system that divides a beam of light, electrons, etc, into two or more paths
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All CVI communication bands, high reflectors, beamsplitters, and anti-reflection coatings can be deposited on micro ends as well as fiber ends.
The new 200:1 extinction cube polarizing beamsplitters are useful in applications where the two polarization components are to be analyzed, or used simultaneously.
Products produced by II-VI Infrared, available for a wide range of wavelengths, include lenses, partial reflectors, windows, beamsplitters, mirrors, beam expanders, reflective phase retarders, scanning-laser system optics, diamond-turned custom optics, and more.
For the past ten years, NIST has used high-reflectivity, optical choppers as beamsplitters and attenuators when calibrating the absolute responsivity and response linearity of detectors used with high-power CW lasers.
5cm-l resolution interferometer equipped with a choice of beamsplitters and detectors.
The focus then switches to optics for the remainder of the text, with individual chapters discussing plane mirrors, spherical mirrors, lenses, prisms, beamsplitters, light passing through optical components, optical instruments for viewing applications, polarization of light, and optical materials.
BMS-c users are able to change spectral range using up to four beamsplitters under automation, and while the system remains under vacuum.
PG&O's off-the-shelf thin films include ultraviolet (UV), infrared (IR), anti-reflective (AR), BBAR, cold mirror plate, hot mirrors, aluminized mirror, plate beamsplitters, indium tin oxide (ITO), maximum reflectors (Max Rs), and more.
Note that beamsplitters usually have a wedge geometry to eliminate interference effects.
Semrock Rolls Out BrightLine Dichroic Beamsplitters 32
CVI announced today that it has introduced a new line of variable beamsplitters for high energy applications.
CVI has a complete line of optical mounts for lenses, mirrors, windows, waveplates, beamsplitters, and filters.