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Of or relating to an optical system that uses both reflective and refractive elements.


(ˌkætədaɪˈɒptrɪk) or


(Astronomy) involving a combination of reflecting and refracting components: a catadioptric telescope.
[C18: from cata- + dioptric]


(ˌkæt ə daɪˈɒp trɪk)

pertaining to or produced by both reflection and refraction.
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The network of national roads under the Northern Road Subdivision requires securing the implementation of concrete safety barrier in TPC and Annexes safety devices such as slot channels or catadioptric reflectors.
Instead of using a reflective telescope, which is common in bathymetric lidar, they designed a catadioptric telescope that uses mirrors and lenses to reflect and refract light.
So too are a two-tonne catadioptric lens along with two tonnes of mercury.
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In common with SCTs, Schmidt cameras brought light to a focus using a catadioptric combination of a refracting corrector plate followed by a spherical short-focal-length primary mirror.
A catadioptric lens sucks ambient light from near darkness and funnels it to an image-intensifier-tube photocathode.
This revision includes a new overview chapter on aberrations, a rewritten chapter on automatic lens design, and an expanded chapter on mirrors and catadioptric systems that incorporates a variety of newer systems, some with eccentric pupils.
Talks that day included Jim Hysom discussing a new type of catadioptric telescope and David Allen, a professional astronomer from Cambridge relating his recent observing trip to do infra-red astronomy with the 30-inch reflector of the Physics Department of the University of Minneapolis in Minnesota, USA.
Pedestrian recognition from a moving catadioptric camera.