half-silvered

half-silvered

adj
(General Physics) (of a mirror) having an incomplete reflective coating, so that half the incident light is reflected and half transmitted: used in optical instruments and two-way mirrors
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The strength in Pepper's ghost illusions is that through careful graphics, projection optics, lighting and props they are able to provide good monocular depth cues --and because you are looking through the half-silvered mirror to the virtual image beyond, the viewer cannot get close to the projected image.
Most people don't have access to the half-silvered mirrors TV Studios employ.
Within the visor are placed half-silvered optical surfaces, one in front of each eye.
The Maryland experiment and one of the Garching experiments involve Mach-Zehnder interferometers, devices that take an incoming light pulse from a laser, split it in two with a half-silvered mirror, send the two halves over different paths and recombine them.