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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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The design of the LPI is entered as a bitmap into the Lightgate driver software, with the limitation that it should be reproduced within a pixel array area that falls completely within the diameter of the illuminating collimated laser beam, which is typically under 1 mm.
KEY SPECS: The glass AR coated aspherical lens may be adjusted to produce either a collimated beam or focused spot.
A beam of cold neutrons is polarized and collimated before it passes through a detection chamber with alternating electron and proton detectors.
2 meters long, hides several layers of magnetic shielding Within this cocoon, a small oven at one end gently heats up cesium metal to release cesium atoms, which are collimated into a narrow beam only I millimeter wide.
The modules are available in a fiber-coupled configuration with fiber diameters as small as 200 micron or without a fiber such that the laser beam is delivered in a collimated output through an exit window of the sealed module.
If your scope is well collimated, the bright rings in the defocused star image will collapse down concentrically around the shrinking black center.
collimated input beam can be adjusted to the needs of linearly or circularly polarized.
The micrometer employs a dual telecentric lens to create uniform collimated light with a green LED.
In operation, a finely collimated X-ray beam hits a liquid or solid sample enclosed in an X-ray transparent capillary; the X-ray scattering characteristic of the molecular and supra-molecular structure is measured cinematographically.
The 650 nm laser diode modules produce an elliptical, collimated output beam of 3.
The lens is telecentric and has collimated profile illumination that matches the aperture of the optics over its l0x range.