retroreflector


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retroreflector

[¦re·trō·ri′flek·tər]
(physics)
Any instrument used to cause reflected radiation to return along paths parallel to those of their corresponding incident rays; one type, the corner reflector, is an efficient radar target.
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Retroreflection is conventionally achieved by means of passive optical elements called retroreflectors that could be of three main types: lens and mirror, corner cube (CC) and inverted cube (IC).
From the bounce times, alone, it is not possible to extract the anisotropy velocity vector, as the actual distance to the retroreflector is not known.
35)--was to let one of the Surveyor missions roll onto the lunar surface a retroreflector mounted in a spherical container with its center of mass positioned such that the cube corner would come to rest facing up, thus providing the possibility of point-to-point, earth-to-moon (i.
The measurements are taken with the laser pointing along the body diagonal direction and the retroreflector moving along the body diagonal at a specified increment (see figure 2).
Effects of retroreflector positioning on nighttime recognition of pedestrians.
Retroreflective sensors send out an infrared beam which is reflected back by a retroreflector.
One of the integral parts of the system is the retroreflector.
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The system uses an artificial-star generator near the main telescope's focal plane and a retroreflector to feed the artificial star's image to the guidescope.
A retroreflector is supported from the hanging spider-assembly, directly beneath the central suspension point.
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A retroreflector attached to the beamsplitter defines the reference beam.