light ray

light ray

[′līt ‚rā]
(optics)
A beam of light having a small cross section.
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Consider a light ray entering a straight circular light pipe in Fig.
Scientists and engineers have scored a first in achieving more than 105 kilowatts of electric light ray intensity in the final demonstration milestone of the military's Joint High Power Solid State Laser Program, Phase 3.
For example, a light ray entering the inner chamber reflects from sphere to sphere in such a way that, for certain incoming paths, it's impossible to predict from which face the ray will emerge.
Thus, it is necessary to show that the total energy of a light ray includes also non-electromagnetic energy.
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Although most light is unpolarized-consisting of light rays with an equal mix of all polarizations-the reflection and scattering of a light ray can create polarized light.
This unique technology operates by a focused light ray passing through the system, which tracks and analyzes the molecules in real time.
Because any massive object causes space-time to curve, it can bend the path of a light ray emitted by a body, such as a galaxy, that lies behind it.
In the midst of darkness, this little one was a light ray.
Lytro cameras feature a light field sensor that collects the color, intensity, and the direction of every light ray flowing into the camera, capturing a scene in four dimensions.
Up to 160 laser emitters create optical signals, which are then bundled into a single light ray.
DENVER -- SolOptics, a division of Genie Lens Technologies, LLC, the leading developer of innovative applied optics and light ray management solutions, announced results today from its latest round of performance testing at the U.