beam splitter

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beam

 [bēm]
a unidirectional, or approximately unidirectional, emission of electromagnetic radiation or particles.
useful beam in radiology, that part of the primary radiation that is permitted to emerge from the tubehead assembly of an x-ray machine, as limited by the aperture or port and accessory collimating devices.
beam splitter a device that reflects light from the output phosphor of an image intensifier to a photographic recording. Called also image distributor.

beam splitter

a device that reflects light from the output phosphor of an image intensifier to a photographic recording. Also called image distributor.

beam splitter

Radiation oncology
A device that divides a beam of electromagnetic radiation into 2 or more distinct beams.
 
Telemedicine
A device that divides the image beam of a clinical examining scope so the physician has the choice of looking at the image on a video monitor or directly through the scope.

beam splitter 

An optical system which separates an incident beam of light into two beams of lesser intensity, one reflected and the other transmitted, e.g. a semi-silvered mirror. Some beam splitters are made of birefringent material, which splits the incident light beam into oppositely polarized beams. They are called polarizing beam splitters. Example: Wollaston prism.
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In addition to that, there is also another set of optical splitter for distribution link monitoring purpose.
Because the optical splitter is passive, it has no power or electronics associated with it.
Therefore in the proposal, the downstream signal will go through the main fiber in a linear path (tree line) and the signal goes through an optical splitter, to distribute power into multiple recipients.
The Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) product family consists of state-of-the-art Optical Line Terminal (OLT), Optical Network Terminals and passive optical splitters.
Redesigning Optical Splitter Function towards Self Automated Controlling and Line Routing
The demultiplexer based on not uniform optical splitter has failed and could not performed the demultiplexer.
If there is another area say area C that will need the services offers by both OLT, it can be satisfied by the facilitator that is connected before the optical splitter.
com), a leading supplier of infrastructure solutions for fiber deployments, announced today its OmniReach([R]) Hub-in-a-Pedestal (HIP) fiber distribution hub, OmniReach Passive Optical Splitter Modules, Fiber Cable Assemblies and Value-added Module VAM system have been accepted by the USDA Rural Development Telecommunications program, allowing ADC's products to be used in the expansion of broadband services to underserved and rural communities.
ADC's patents relate to fiber distribution hubs, optical splitter modules and fiber drop terminals that are widely deployed in the FTTX environment.
It supports a through mode at all rates for in-service monitoring when an optical splitter is not available.
Zhone's MXK provides a completely passive optical splitter that can be installed anywhere without the need for power.
The FDS includes FieldSmart 288-Port Panels, 144 on-frame splice decks, and 1x16 optical splitter modules.

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