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


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

pertaining to or produced by both reflection and refraction.
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Imaging optics in the display engine are usually based on traditional free space optics but in compact form, including typically polarisation beam cubes (PBS) combined with catadioptric birdbath optical architectures [14] to fold the optical path in various directions.
Image-based control of mobile Robot, with Central Catadioptric Cameras, in: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA'05, Barcelona, Spain, 3533-3538.
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.
Ren, "Distortion invariant joint-feature for visual tracking in catadioptric omnidirectional vision," in Proc.
They can be composed of several cameras pointing towards different directions [26] or a unique camera and a reflective surface (catadioptric vision systems) [27].
Compound, or "catadioptric," telescopes use both lenses and mirrors to create a compact unit, such as the Schmidt-Cassegrain and Maksutov-Cassegrain designs.
Recent years have seen considerable progress in research on the use of catadioptric cameras [27].
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.
[2] employed the master-slave camera in which the optical axis of catadioptric panoramic camera coincides with the horizontal axis of PTZ camera.