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optical surface

[′äp·tə·kəl ′sər·fəs]
(optics)
An interface between two media, such as between air and glass, which is used to reflect or refract light.
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At the same time, the optical surface mode tends asymptotically to the characteristic frequency [[omega].
It should ramp the optical surface temperature down rapidly to within a few degrees of the previously measured dew point temperature, then slow the cooling rate to achieve the final dew point.
Wear of the tool steel and UHSS specimens have been quantified by 3D optical surface profiler measurements of the wear scars and the calculation of wear volume is based on these measurements.
You should always keep in mind, however, one of the basic rules of thumb in optics; that is, the more work an optical surface performs the less efficiently it does the job.
FUSION is a non-concentrating, customizable optical surface technology that substantially increases the power output of both new and previously installed photovoltaic ("PV") panels for a production cost of less than $0.
At least the edge chip that kept the mirror from going into space didn't extend onto the optical surface.
The researchers aimed to enlarge the optical surface area of the implant in order to improve light penetration beyond what had previously been possible - a tall order.
This novel optical surface profiler mode combines patent-pending hardware and software to enable select models of Bruker's ContourGT[R] 3D Optical Microscopes to break the optical diffraction limit and deliver lateral resolutions that were previously considered impossible to achieve.
Bruker Corporation has introduced AcuityXR, an optical surface profiler mode that combines Bruker's hardware and software to enable select ContourGT non-contact, 3D optical surface profilers to break the optical diffraction limit and deliver lateral resolutions that are three times finer than systems without the technology.
6[degrees]C) per minute, per the recommendations of ASTM Standard D1142 (ASTM, 1995)5 until a visible condensate forms on the optical surface.

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