optical train

optical train

[′äp·tə·kəl ′trān]
(optics)
The series of lenses, mirrors, and prisms of an optical apparatus, such as a microscope or telescope, through which the light rays pass.
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Of course, with LEDs, the chip is just the starting point and one part of a whole system that also includes the heat sink, the driver and the optical train.
The grants will see the company developing a novel intraoperative OCT system that will be consolidated directly into the optical train of the microscope.
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.
A selection of images of NGC 7008 received by the Section are included with this article (depending upon the optical train in the individual telescopes some images are flipped compared to others).
PLEX Corp/Wisconsin presented two final optical train concepts, one uses a Grazing Incidence Metal Mirror as a final optic, the other uses a dielectric mirror.
Validation of proper optical performance is an analysis of the device's optical train, in order to validate its basic design.
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At the time of writing, the simple Newtonian optical train is installed and fully operational on the 30", which saw 'First Light' on October 4.
In addition, there is substantial improvement in optical train efficiency due to the elimination of intermediate integration steps.
The use of the surface-mount socket means that there is no dirt left from soldering; the optical train is totally maintained minimising link loss; there is no need for a detachable pigtail so the miniDIL operates over the full temperature range and dirt is kept away from the optical connect so cleaning does not need to be designed in.
The first of two EUV alpha demo systems is fully assembled: its metrology sensors, wafer and reticle stages, and material handling modules are qualified, and the complete optical train (including illuminator and projection optics) is now in the final qualification process.
Each telescope will be aligned in a unique optical train that will allow all six telescopes to act together as one.

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