collimate


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collimate

Etymology: L, collineare, to align
to make parallel.

col·li·mate

(kol'i-māt)
To make parallel.
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Clairex has introduced PLCC 850nm IREDs, the CLE351 and the CLE355 which are designed for applications that require narrow, highly collimate ed radiation patterns and high speed, high power operation.
That's why when I collimate my scopes, I finish by tweaking the secondary to get the alignment exactly right--I trade an imperceptible shift in the illumination pattern for precise collimation.