beam splitter


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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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In addition to the 3D beam splitter, the researchers have used nanoimprint lithography to fabricate a Fresnel lens on the end of an optical fiber.
The subindex "H" ("V") stands for the horizontal (vertical) channel of the beam splitter; see Figure 2.
One laser diode, 2 aperture, 3 polarization beam splitter, 4 quarter-wave plate, 5 quadrant photo-detector (QPD), 6 dual-axis manual stage, 7 CCD camera, 8 tube lens, 9 LED illuminator, 10 beam splitter, 11 pellicle beam splitter, 12 objective lens, 13 three-axis manual stage, 14 single-axis piezoelectric scanner (Z-PS), 15 probe holder, 16 cantilever probe, 17 sample, 18 single-axis piezoelectric scanner (Y-PS), and 19 three-axis piezoelectric scanner (XYZ-PS).
SF, spatial filter; BS, beam splitters; M, mirrors; ND, neutral density; DS, displacement stage; S, sample; MO, microscope objective; ATT, adjustable tilting stage; BO, beam obstacle.
If there is no gravitational wave present, the light returns unchanged to the beam splitter from both arms, and the beam recombines
In section 4, the realization of quantum gates between two photons using two photon interference at a beam splitter is explained.
Those photons were sent to a third lab (located between the other labs) and fed through a beam splitter. Whenever detectors at the ends of the beam splitter captured two photons at the same time, there was a transfer of entanglement--now the electrons in the two chips were entangled with each other.
"Co-location means essentially at the same spot; so we did that by using a beam splitter and it allows us not to have to calculate the distance of objects in front of the car," Narasimhan says.
For maximum light transmission, it uses a hard-coated glass beam splitter. Windage and elevation adjustments are 1-MOA and can be locked after adjustment.
After collimation, a directional beam splitter (DBS) as described in Subsection 2.3 directs the laser light to the microscope.