optical instrument

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Noun1.optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid visionoptical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses - an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes
esophagoscope, oesophagoscope - an optical instrument for examining the inside of the esophagus
instrument - a device that requires skill for proper use
jeweler's glass - an optical instrument used by jewelers; has one or more lenses and is used to view features not readily seen
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
periscope - an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field
projector - an optical instrument that projects an enlarged image onto a screen
sights - an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
eyeglasses, glasses, specs, spectacles - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
prism spectroscope, spectroscope - an optical instrument for spectrographic analysis
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The present invention provides for a method of producing an optical device by means of electron beam lithography and including the step of varying the characteristics of the electron beam spot during formation of the device and also an apparatus for producing diffractive optical devices and/or holographic devices by means of electron beam lithography and including an electron beam lithograph, controlling and processing means, means for varying the characteristics of the electron beam spot during formation of the device, and wherein the processing means is arranged for compiling and pre-processing data and for providing optimisation and allocation control and to optical devices such as those produced thereby.
Indeed, a major Vermeer show last year in New York devoted a room to the optical devices to which Vermeer and other 17th-century painters had recourse.
With the ability to mass-produce commercial planar lightwave circuits (PLC) from 8-inch wafers, this breakthrough technology will allow for higher integration of optical devices onto a single wafer, resulting in a significant drop in manufacturing costs.
This structure reduces the cost of devices in addition to increasing efficiency and performance of electro-optical and optical devices.

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