beam splitter

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beam splitter

[′bēm ‚splid·ər]
(optics)
A mirror that reflects part of a beam of light falling on it and transmits part.
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com), global experts in optical manufacturing, customized optical solutions, and precision thin film coatings, introduces a new polarizing beamsplitter cube that splits up the S & P polarization of light with an extinction ratio of Tp/Ts 200:1 and higher.
Now, Bruker has developed a wide spectral range beamsplitter and detector which in connection with the standard infrared (IR) source, enables access to the spectral range for 6,000 [cm.
In recent years we have used spinning, reflective optical choppers (ROCs) as beamsplitters in the NIST high-power, detector calibration system, instead of wedge-shaped transparent materials (WTMs), which had been used for this purpose over the past 25 years.
Diffractive optics is the newest entrant into the technology, with holographic optical elements and binary optical elements being used as beamsplitters, flat lenses and wavelength filters.
BMS-c users are able to change spectral range using up to four beamsplitters under automation, and while the system remains under vacuum.
While microscopy relies on more traditional optics solutions--including lenses, beamsplitters and photomultipliers tubes--spectroscopy requires gratings and mirrors.
PG&O's off-the-shelf thin films include ultraviolet (UV), infrared (IR), anti-reflective (AR), BBAR, cold mirror plate, hot mirrors, aluminized mirror, plate beamsplitters, indium tin oxide (ITO), maximum reflectors (Max Rs), and more.
Upgrade capabilities range from the ability to add multiple beamsplitters for expanded spectral range to step-scan capabilities for advanced applications.
Rolyn manufactures and distributes a wide line of high quality, off-the-shelf optics including simple or compound lenses, filters, prisms, mirrors, beamsplitters, reticles, objectives, eyepieces plus thousands of other stock items.
The beamsplitters and prisms add a significant light path between your focuser and the eyepieces.
Note that beamsplitters usually have a wedge geometry to eliminate interference effects.
This improved on beamsplitters because it reduced signal loss.