plane mirror


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plane mirror

[′plān ′mir·ər]
(optics)
A mirror whose surface lies in a plane; it forms an image of an object such that the mirror surface is perpendicular to and bisects the line joining all corresponding object-image points.
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In the microscope, one side of the resonator is made of a plane mirror that serves at the same time as a carrier for the nanoparticles.
Mounted on a tower some 100 feet high, an 80-inch plane mirror will reflect sunlight down a slanting shaft to a 60-inch concave mirror nearly 500 feet away.
In addition, the mean marches obtained with convex mirrors were reduced by about 7% in comparison with those obtained with the plane mirror.
The reflective waveplate has several important advantages for radar systems, of which the most important is very high power-handling capability, due both to the ability to spread the beam out over a large surface, and the high inherent reflectivity of the wire grid and the plane mirror.
Consisting of only tWO components, the instrument and a plane mirror, it remains viable today because of its portability and ease of use.
The papers deal with very particular topics in an incredibly wide range of arenas, for example: semantic understanding of continued and recursive human activities, face recognition using patch-based spin images, high-quality textures generation, reconstruction for plane mirror reflection, data-intensive astronomy, machine learning for video compression, Mandarin emotional speech recognition, detection of virulent cells of Cryptococcus neoformans yeast, to name just a few.
The simplest configuration I've tried - and the one that shows most clearly the principle involved - uses a small plane mirror and a beamsplitter in the light path (see the middle panel of the diagram on the facing page).
75-meter (30-inch) plane mirror of cellular construction.
8) Set of Concave lens & Plane mirror to final the refractive index