optical element

optical element

[′äp·tə·kəl ′el·ə·mənt]
(optics)
A part of an optical instrument which acts upon the light passing through the instrument, such as a lens, prism, or mirror.
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Rigorous application of SBC has allowed a development team including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Lockheed Martin Laser and Sensor Systems and Advanced Thin Films to develop the EXtreme-power, Ultra-low-loss, Dispersive Element (EXUDE) optical element, the first-ever electrically efficient, near-diffraction-limited 30-kW beam combined laser.
The lens panels are combined with a Secondary Optical Element (SOE) to create a complete optical train package for assembly directly into Concentrated Photovoltaics (CPV) modules.
Solar3D has already set a number of milestones, including the completion of each design element--including the optical element and the 3-dimensional photovoltaic structure--and adjustment of the design for mass manufacturing.
It confirmed the technology enables thousands of lenses to be made on a wafer, simultaneously, then bonded at the wafer level to create the camera's optical element.
The Equitech Transmission Polymer Melt Probe consists of an illumination fiber, a detection fiber, and a sapphire optical element. Light passes from the illumination fiber through a slot in the probe's sapphire tip and into the detection fiber.
PowerPhotonic has released a range of freeform Field Mapper SAC (FM-SAC) optics, to provide both slow axis collimation and fast axis beam shaping in a single optical element, improving diode laser pump efficiency.
Founded in 2000, Lumus develops transparent displays based on its patented Light-guide Optical Element waveguide, which it said allows for the smallest form factor irrespective of the field of view.
Other systems that Lucent will deploy include the Navis Optical Element Management System (EMS) and the WaveStar ITM-SC.
Descour, also at the University of Arizona, and their colleagues have created an optical element for simultaneously recording light spectra across an entire scene.
Instead of relying on conventional optics, the researchers use holography to create a thin optical element that can be ultimately applied onto a windshield directly
In order to meet the exacting requirements needed to produce 3D International's patent pending Chromatic Light Deflector Optical element and its time and trial tested Parallax Barrier component(s), a 800 Amp electrical substation was built.
HoloPro (Holographic Projection Screen) was a patented holographic optical element (HOE) technique for visibility enhancements on transparent screens.