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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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Visible/IR cameras are aligned together through specially designed beamsplitter that reflects the same scene into IR and visible pathways.
Caption: Figure 5: Our prototyping experiment regarding pro-cam coaxialization with a plate beamsplitter. In this experiment, both projector and camera are operating in the same visible light spectrum.
The probability of obtaining two photons at the input of the beamsplitter is then:
Upon exiting the third beamsplitter, one beam is directed into a digital camera which shows the interference pattern, whilst the other beam is directed into an integrating counter to act as an intensity monitor.
"When translated to a fully integrated camera without a beamsplitter, this light loss will not be an issue and much faster exposure times will be possible," noted Llull.
The major components of the RAM include a standard laser diode, polarizer, and beamsplitter, with signal processing on a circuit board (Fig.
Santa Ana, CA, July 30, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O[R] - www.pgo.com), global experts in optical manufacturing, customized optical solutions, and precision thin film coatings, introduces a new polarizing beamsplitter cube that splits up the S & P polarization of light with an extinction ratio of Tp/Ts 200:1 and higher.
Emitted light was separated from excitation with a dichroic beamsplitter (89100BS, Chroma) and selected by emission filters controlled by a filter wheel (MAC 6000, Ludl).