catadioptric

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catadioptric

[‚kad·ə‚dī′äp·trik]
(optics)
Involving both reflection and refraction of light.
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The fourth edition adds chapters on third-order aberration theory and calculation, and the design of mirror and catadioptric systems.
Choose from a variety of Newtonian, refractor, or catadioptric systems, all of which come with one or more eyepieces and such options as motor drives and slow-motion controls.
While Cave Optical was busier than ever, Schmidt-Cassegrains were on the horizon -- Tom Johnson had developed a method of figuring corrector plates that made these catadioptric systems commercially feasible.