catadioptric


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catadioptric

[‚kad·ə‚dī′äp·trik]
(optics)
Involving both reflection and refraction of light.
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The final construction will use slightly bigger optics (a 8" catadioptric telescope with focus distance of 2000 mm) and imaging device (3300x2500 5.
Refracting and reflecting telescopes, as well as catadioptric telescopes that contain both mirrors and lenses, are optical telescopes.
The spotting scopes you have seen on the range come in two varieties: catadioptric (mirrors and lenses) and prismatic (refractor).
2 catadioptric objective lens is fitted, and the 3 V Lithium battery gives up to 50 hours' operation.
To bend and magnify rays to form a single plane of intense light, catadioptric prisms refract and reflect; dioptric prisms and center bull's-eye lens refract.
It's the catadioptric telescope, an extremely lightweight and compact design well suited for many terrestrial and extraterrestrial applications.
The fourth edition adds chapters on third-order aberration theory and calculation, and the design of mirror and catadioptric systems.
The platform also leverages custom-built large-field catadioptric optics that provide high numerical aperture (NA) across all illumination modes and sensitivity settings.
In all probability the current trend toward catadioptric or "mirror" lenses will make a clean sweep of it before long, at least insofar as hunting applications are concerned.
Lighting is seldom comparable with the eyepiece impression and the orientation of the images is often difficult to reconcile with the view in star-diagonal-equipped refractors or catadioptric telescopes.
Each of the high-powered, professional catadioptric and refractor telescopes is equipped with a focuser, filter wheel and CCD camera, which gives members a profound viewing experience.
This next generation immersion system features the same advanced catadioptric lens design as the XT:1700i, but with better resolution capability due to the higher numerical aperture of 1.