ellipsoidal reflector

ellipsoidal reflector

(el-ip-soi -dăl) A reflector whose surface is part of an ellipsoid. An object situated at one focus will be imaged, after reflection, at the other focus.

ellipsoidal reflector

[ə‚lip′sȯid·əl ri′flek·tər]
(optics)
A concave ellipsoidal surface from which light is specularly reflected; used in a light projector to focus rays from a light source at the near focal point onto the opposite focal point of the ellipse.
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Tenders are invited for Ellipsoidal Reflector And Lamp Hbo
This rudimentary combination of source, reflector, and convex glass is the precursor to the optical assembly of the 19th-century limelight, the plano-convex spotlight and from there contemporary stage lights, especially the development of the ubiquitous ellipsoidal reflector spotlight and the fresnel spotlight.
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On this basis, a means for further improvement of the focusing properties of the ellipsoidal reflector is herein investigated.
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It contains at least one great inaccuracy, the statement in the second paragraph that reads "a genuine Lekolite, the original ellipsoidal reflector spotlight.
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Also during the quarter, the Company commenced production and sales of the VL1000(TM) luminaire, which is the first integrated automated ellipsoidal reflector spotlight ever developed.