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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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To keep this information unknown, the output of each ensemble is directed to a 50/50 beam splitter that is observed by two, single-photon detectors.
The team incorporated the computer into a larger setup that included a beam splitter upstream to provide a path around the computer.
The Company currently has two configurations for its CR-100A compact coherent receiver, one incorporating an internal polarizing beam splitter (PBS) and one without.
In atom-optics labs around the world, researchers are creating mirrors, lenses, waveguides, beam splitters, and a raft of other components to handle the beams from atom lasers.
The latest design they constructed is based on spherical and flat mirrors with the flat mirrors implemented as tilted beam splitters that use polarization to reduce light loss.
The scientists measured currents from each arm of these beam splitters.
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To enhance this process, Kolb uses special optical equipment, such as beam splitters, interference lenses, compensators, and prisms, to enhance color differences and increase visual contrasts.
Currently, to manipulate surface plasmons over two-dimensional metal surfaces, different elements such as waveguides, lenses, beam splitters, and reflectors need to be created.
Fiberoptic components produced by Casix include basic assemblies such as fiber tips ("pigtails") and jumpers, and components such as collimators, isolators and polarization beam splitters.
The Optorun IAD coater machines include a larger coater chamber, supporting increased quantity production of high power laser components including mirrors, Nd:YVO4 crystals, beam splitters, windows and wedge crystals.