optical-to-optical interface device

optical-to-optical interface device

[′äp·tə·kəl tü ′äp·tə·kəl ′in·tər‚fās di‚vīs]
(optics)
A device that converts a noncoherently illuminated image into a coherently illuminated object, which can then be used as input to certain types of data processor. Abbreviated OTTO.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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