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col·li·mate

(kol'i-māt)
To make parallel.
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It's fortunate that collimating a Schmidt-Cassegrain is this simple, because good collimation is critical for peak performance.
The company also intends to expand the material's application to various functional films and screen materials for applications including rear-projection screens by exploiting its thinness, light weight and high optical transparency as well as its superior light diffusion and collimating properties.
The modules are cylindrical with an optional 25 mm mounting flange and consist of an aluminum housing, laser diode, drive circuit and collimating lens.
The task of precisely collimating the neutron beam is very important for our experimental scheme because the neutron beam passes close to the detectors.
A special collimating lens captures and then focuses the light from the LEDs to the fiber optic panel.
The Model ONS-0383 telecentric collimating measuring magnifier is designed to prevent errors due to parallax when objects are viewed and measured.
It was built in a mahogany housing for stability and had an adjustable width entrance slit, a 20-cm focal length quartz collimating lens, a Comu quartz prism, a 20-cm quartz camera lens and a plate holder for a 3.25 x 4in.
"The tricky part is to explain why this kind of process ends up collimating the wind so that it begins to flow parallel to [the star's] rotation axis," Shu says.
Each Mini-QCL includes a QCL chip that's placed in an external cavity consisting of collimating lenses, a diffraction grating and a tuning mechanism.
* A mechanically compact optical method for collimating the output of an optical fiber or laser diode.
The slimmed down system features an improved sensitivity of 10 to 50 ppm, a series of 2048-elements, linear CCD detectors and a seven-fiber optical sampling probe with a 74-UV collimating lens and a sampling lens.