optical coating

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optical coating

[′äp·tə·kəl ′kōd·iŋ]
(optics)
Either a mirror coating, or a film of the proper thickness and refractive index applied to the air-glass surface of a lens to reduce reflection.
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Its proposed US component would use innovative multilayer optics for 25-arcsecond imaging.
Both left and right generator ports can be fitted from a variety of Confocal Multilayer optics, as well as with a goniometer and detector for each side.
He moved to Lawrence Livermore (Calif.) National Laboratory (LLNL) in 1985 where he set out to advance the sputtering process, develop advanced multilayer optics, and explore a wider range of multilayer applications.

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