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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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The Techspec ultrafast harmonic separators, also known as ultrafast harmonic beamsplitters, reflect second or third harmonic wavelengths from femtosecond lasers and transmit the fundmental pulse.
The infrared measurements were performed using a ThermoOptek interferometer (type 6,700) equipped with a global source and KBr/Ge beamsplitters coupled to an Infrared microscope (NicPlan, Nicolet) equipped with an MCT (Mercury Cadmium Telluride) detector in order to investigate the spectral range (400-7,500 [cm.sup.-1]).
Beamsplitters (BS1) divide the beams into the reference and the object arms.
The new 200:1 extinction cube polarizing beamsplitters are useful in applications where the two polarization components are to be analyzed, or used simultaneously.
The reflection efficiency for the fluorescence light (500-700 nm) towards the detectors is > 90% which is comparable to conventional dichroic beamsplitters (see Figure A3).
The beam was then directed through a series of beamsplitters to send portions of the light to four different detection configurations.
Such features can be used in creating displays, beamsplitters, isolators, cloaks, and hyperlenses and in controlling luminescence.
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.
These filters feature a sharp cut-off wavelength and broad transmission and reflection ranges.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.