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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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Such beam splitters, which split a single incoming beam into two separate beams, are much used standard devices in light optics, but they don't exist for electron beams yet.
By measuring the optical intensity around each beam splitter during this process, the researchers showed how to detect, in parallel, how the neural network performance will change with respect to each beam splitter's setting.
do not permit viable integration of complex photonic devices onto optical fibers owing to their low throughput and high cost." They offer an alternative: "In this paper we report the fabrication of a three-dimensional structure achieved by direct nanoimprint lithography on the facet of an optical fiber." Specifically, they designed, imprinted, and optically characterized a 3D beam splitter. "Scanning electron microscopy and optical measurements confirmed the good lithographic capabilities of the proposed approach as well as the desired optical performance of the imprinted structure," they write.
Then the beam is divided into two beams by beam splitter; one is object wave, and the other is the reference wave.
into optical vortex through SLM and coupled by 3 beam splitters. After transmitting 1 m in free space, the two Dammann vortex gratings are used to demultiplex and demodulate OAM signals at the receiving side.
(2002) Quantum phase gate for photonic qubits using only beam splitters and postselection.
Optical thin films available include BBAR, V-coats, dielectric high reflectors, beam splitters, aluminum, silver and gold metallic mirrors, and neutral density and dichroic filters.
Excitation and fluorescence light are commonly separated with exchangeable dichroic beam splitters or with multiband beam splitters.
The beam splitters of the MZI were made by forming two coupling regions at two positions separated by a distance L in the fiber.
When the National Security Agency (NSA) asked telecommunications companies for a tap into this collective consciousness in 2003, the intelligence shop was given its own room, 641A, at the vast SBC/ AT&T data-switching center in San Francisco, where "beam splitters" rout the flow of information.
The chopper-based technique has several advantages over the use of wedge-shaped transparent materials (usually crystals) often used as beam splitters in this type of measurement system.
A sealed, 0.5-[cm.sup.-1] resolution interferometer is included with a choice of beam splitters and detectors.