dichroic mirror


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dichroic mirror

[dī′krō·ik ′mir·ər]
(optics)
A glass surface coated with a special metal film that reflects certain colors of light while allowing others to pass through.
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For accurate polarimetry using the 668 nm emission line a dichroic mirror that reflects laser light but does not reflect 668 nm light is used at the back of OPC2 (see Fig.
RNA chips were mounted on a Plexiglas[TM] electrophoresis stage (Soane BioSciences) and placed on a fluorescent microscope (Microphot-FXA, Nikon) equipped with a 20x CF Plan ELWD objective lens (Technical Instruments), a 546/10 nm excitation filter, a 580 nm dichroic mirror, a 590 nm G-1B emission filter (Nikon), and a 100 W mercury lamp (model HB 10101AF).
If a dichroic mirror is used, for example, there are fewer deviations resulting from differences in the angles of rays passing through the center or off-center, since the dichroic mirror design is based on the principle of parallel rays.
EPSON POWERLITE 5000XB MULTIMEDIA PROJECTOR FACT SHEET PROJECTION SYSTEM Dichroic mirror and prism system LCD PANEL 1.
The excitation filter was a broad-band color glass UG11, coated by a reflecting short-pass filter, and the dichroic mirror (Schott Glaswerke, Mainz, Germany) was optimized for 340 nm and low fluorescence.