fast axis

fast axis

[¦fast ′ak·səs]
(optics)
The direction of the electrical displacement vector of light propagating in an anisotropic crystal with the greatest possible phase velocity corresponding to a specified direction of propagation.
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Operator mistakes can be prevented with programmed measurement routines and the simultaneous fast axis movements to reduce cycle times and increase throughput.
Monolithic microlens arrays collimate each stack's output in the fast axis to maximize brightness.
The calculated group velocity dispersion curves for the fundamental mode of PM-PCF with two zero dispersion wavelengths along the fast axis of 769 nm and 929 nm and the slow axis of 794 nm and 887 nm are presented in Fig.
An ideal QWS with the fast axis parallel to the x axis has a matrix: [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], whereas the matrix of a QWS rotated by [?
The high-speed spindle enables fast axis feeds and fine finishes, while air/oil injection yields extended duty cycles.
While the transducer is translating along the fast axis, the positioning system continuously displaces the transducer in a step-like fashion at a regular rate of about 1 step/ms.
fast axis traverses) vertical machining center, equipped with the company's own design of rotating/tilting machine table, for continuous five-axis machining.
Since the azimuth of the fast axis of the plate is zero, it is represented by the positive [S.
The assembly is mounted in a black, anodized aluminum housing for protection and ease of mounting, with the retarder fast axis reference marked for alignment.
Light oscillating along the slow axis will be "delayed" relative to the light oscillating along the fast axis.
Fast axis feed and quick acceleration and deceleration, which are the features of parallel mechanism, realize 100 m/min.