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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 approach, called a catadioptric optical system, would enable Apple glasses to project very large virtual content from a very small projector.
Don't try to guide a large reflector or catadioptric telescope with a piggyback guidescope--use an off-axis (or on-axis) guider whenever possible.
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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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The unique catadioptric optical system maintains excellent color fidelity in all environments.
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.