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Surface at which light is either refracted or reflected, or both simultaneously.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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When the linearly polarized light interacts with the optical surface, there is a shift in phases of both the components parallel and perpendicular to the plane of incidence.
"To characterize carbon fiber you need eleven." Mathematical models provide a starting point, but even so, he says, "we have to build little samples of different manufactured materials and test them for the different properties." Materials with specific characteristics are selected for different structural elements and optical surfaces.
To appreciate the properties of a quality optical surface some kind of benchmark is helpful.
Thus the machine creates the random environment so essential for achieving a fine optical surface.
The two flat mirrors are easier to make than the lens, as they are smaller in diameter and have only one optical surface each.
Allowing any dew to form on an optical surface is probably a bad idea.
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