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optical instrument

[′äp·tə·kəl ′in·strə·mənt]
(optics)
An optical system which acts on light in some desired way, such as to form a real or virtual image, to form an optical spectrum, or to produce light with a specified polarization or wavelength.
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Conventional cameras, microscopes, and other optical instruments use sets of convex and concave lenses to focus light onto flat pieces of film or electronic detectors.
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The development of optical engineering and in particular the design and construction of optical instruments has always been an important part of his activities, among which we may mention several astronomical telescopes and many optical testing instruments.
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