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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Later, the entanglement filter was demonstrated (56) by combining two key recent technological approaches; a displaced-Sagnac architecture (57) and partially polarizing beam splitters (51) (Fig.
Zhu's team showed that for the first 80 nanoseconds of the light's passage, with the second beam splitter in place, a detector situated at the end of one path measured interference, which is characteristic of a wave.
Hogan's noise is predicted to have the same strength at all frequencies, and Danzmann's team is now analyzing motion of the beam splitter recorded at higher frequencies.
The power impinging upon the test instrument was measured concurrently by means of the calibrated beam splitter and the NIST reference calorimeter.
Such structures, repeated several times in what are known as multiple-cavity filters, yield narrow rectangular pass-bands with an application as DWDM beam splitters.
The team incorporated the computer into a larger setup that included a beam splitter upstream to provide a path around the computer.
White's invention uses a light projector and two-way mirror acting as a beam splitter to create the illusion of 3D.
The expanded input laser beam is focused by the large lens through the beam splitter plate, BS, onto the specimen.
The basic model contains a low-noise HeNe laser and a confocal recording channel with a permanently integrated neutral beam splitter.
To measure torque, the system casts laser light through the beam splitter (two prisms glued together along their hypotenuses) into the rotational path of the shaft-mounted mirror.
NeoPhotonics has earned multiple design wins for the ICR with its tier 1 customer base and is now shipping ICR products, with or without an internal polarizing beam splitter, to multiple customers.
Tenders invited for 1/2 inch size polarizing beam splitter at 1064 nm