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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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Prior information notice without call for competition for supply especially universal optical and optomechanical components for basic equipment of laboratories, notably the lenses and mirrors to guide the diagnostic and low energy beams and brackets, movable components, Mechanics for creation of optical structures, rectificating lasers, lenses, beamsplitters, wave plates and neutral density filters.
The new 200:1 extinction cube polarizing beamsplitters are useful in applications where the two polarization components are to be analyzed, or used simultaneously.
To extend the spectral range further into the far-IR and THz spectral ranges, one or more additional far-IR beamsplitters and detectors are required and, because of this, the user has to manually open the access flap of the spectrometer optics bench.
The company's proprietary deposition methods permit exceptionally conformal coatings on unusual geometries, from complex shapes to ball lenses, beamsplitters, domes, mirrors, windows, and tunnels/tubes.
The units are suitable for use as spectral beamsplitters.
The in-house facility specializes in piano optical components, from prisms to windows, beamsplitters, light pipes, optical mirrors and retro-reflectors.
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.
Despite the complexity of its light path through Barlow lenses, beamsplitters, and prisms, a good binocular viewer will do little to degrade a telescope's image, other than the slight dimming.
Simple and compound lenses, prisms, optical flats/flat glass, flat and concave mirrors, absorption and thin-film filters, beamsplitters, reticles, instruments and others.
Included are: simple & compound lenses, prisms, optical flats/flat glass, flat & concave mirrors, absorption & thin-film filters, beamsplitters, reticles, instruments & many others.