transmission grating

transmission grating

(trans-mish -ŏn, tranz-) See diffraction grating.
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transmission grating

[tranz′mish·ən ‚grād·iŋ]
(optics)
A diffraction grating produced on a transparent base so radiation is transmitted through the grating instead of being reflected from it.
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By diffraction of the molecular beam at a super-fine transmission grating, the physicist was able to spatially separate the trimers.
A Watec 902H2 Ultimate video camera with a Pentax 12mm f1.2 lens was used and equipped with a 300 lines per mm transmission grating.
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But the unusual prisms needed for an instrument of this type are not off-the-shelf items on today's commercial market, and a transmission grating might be tried instead.
The new view, using Chandra's Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer and High Energy Transmission Grating, reveals unprecedented detail in the 211/42-arcminute-wide frame at left, including the first glimpse of an inner ring.

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