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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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Heating the optical surface between measurements is also desirable.
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.
Rough or etched surfaces will be able to discriminate the HCDP because the condensate will make the optical surface more reflective and the image easier to detect.
We thank Shao Yang for assistance with ellipsometry and optical surface modeling, Chris High for graphic artwork, Eoin Ryan for sequence analysis and technical assistance, and Diana Maul and David Clark for critical discussion of the data and manuscript.
Bruker announced today that Alcon Corporation has selected the Bruker ContourGT[R]-X8 Optical Surface Profiler to provide non-destructive, non-contact reference metrology for critical dimensioning and 3D characterization of Alcon's current and next-generation intra-ocular lenses (IOLs).
Three-dimensional facial growth studied by optical surface scanning.
The next layer, the attachment layer, links the specific capture agent to the optical surface by covalent or noncovalent methods.
His team also uses an optical surface image tracking device during treatment to help ensure accurate radiation delivery.
Tenders are invited for Optical Surface Quality Measurement Test Set Up
By using computer-controlled optics, however, the research team has developed a way to steer and manipulate the beams, precisely directing their trajectories to specific spots on an optical surface and adjusting them as needed.

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