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catadioptric

[‚kad·ə‚dī′äp·trik]
(optics)
Involving both reflection and refraction of light.
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The final construction will use slightly bigger optics (a 8" catadioptric telescope with focus distance of 2000 mm) and imaging device (3300x2500 5.
This revision includes a new overview chapter on aberrations, a rewritten chapter on automatic lens design, and an expanded chapter on mirrors and catadioptric systems that incorporates a variety of newer systems, some with eccentric pupils.
Talks that day included Jim Hysom discussing a new type of catadioptric telescope and David Allen, a professional astronomer from Cambridge relating his recent observing trip to do infra-red astronomy with the 30-inch reflector of the Physics Department of the University of Minneapolis in Minnesota, USA.
Pedestrian recognition from a moving catadioptric camera.
Refracting and reflecting telescopes, as well as catadioptric telescopes that contain both mirrors and lenses, are optical telescopes.
The spotting scopes you have seen on the range come in two varieties: catadioptric (mirrors and lenses) and prismatic (refractor).
The light from the scanning mirror is reflected into a Newtonian, catadioptric telescope system with a primary mirror and a lens to correct aberrations.
2 catadioptric objective lens is fitted, and the 3 V Lithium battery gives up to 50 hours' operation.
To bend and magnify rays to form a single plane of intense light, catadioptric prisms refract and reflect; dioptric prisms and center bull's-eye lens refract.
It's the catadioptric telescope, an extremely lightweight and compact design well suited for many terrestrial and extraterrestrial applications.
Nayar, "Rectified catadioptric stereo sensors," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol.
If you're using a refractor or a catadioptric telescope, you can fashion a tube extension from a rolled-up newspaper or cardboard to prevent sunlight from falling directly onto the objective lens or corrector.