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Fresnel

Augustin Jean . 1788--1827, French physicist: worked on the interference of light, contributing to the wave theory of light

fresnel

[frā′nel]
(physics)
A unit of frequency, equal to 1012 hertz.
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The custom Fresnel lenses emit an even collimated light source that can be focused and controlled for maximum flexibility.
One low-cost solution uses a Fresnel lens with a narrow vertical-detection area that detects tall moving objects (humans).
As one of the few people who does work on reproductions of Fresnel lenses, he was a perfect fit for the needs of the Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse project.
First, Babinet's principle and the number of Fresnel zones is exposed.
Fresnel graduated from the hotel school of Dinard in France, holds a Master in Hospitality Management from Cornell University, a Master in Economy from Pantheon Sorbonne-HEC and a PhD in Finance from the University of Bordeaux IV Montesquieu.
Most of the published works on monitoring of epoxy cross-linking for composite processes by OFS use a specific sensing element (5) or the Fresnel reflection.
In A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse, Theresa Levitt wastes little time in revealing just how bad things were for sailors in the 19th century.
As is also well known, flat reflectors based on the Fresnel diffraction concept have the following characteristics [1]:
Here, she takes up a topic not normally of interest to the public: the invention and development of the Fresnel lens.
In 1993, Sammar and Andre presented a dynamical theory of the diffraction of one-dimensional (1D) ideal deeply-etched stratified Fresnel linear zone plates (SFLZPs) [18,19], which is based on the scattering theory.
En los ultimos anos han sido desarrollados y probados una gran variedad de colectores solares con concentracion para diversas aplicaciones, entre los cuales se encuentra el concentrador lineal Fresnel (CLF), considerado como una de las tecnologias mas prometedoras debido a las ventajas que tiene con respecto a otros colectores solares.
It uses the surprising discovery that there is no Fresnel drag effect in coaxial cables, whereas there is in gases, optical fibres, liquids etc.