catoptrics


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branch of optics dealing with formation of images by mirrors

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40) This effect appears as the last proof in the Catoptrics attributed to Euclid.
It is in discussing the precise placing of images in concave mirrors that the Euclidean Catoptrics turns from discussing the visible object to discussing an eidolon.
The surface of some prepared specimens was polished for the catoptrics observation of optical microscope.
It is found from the catoptrics observation of optical microscope (Fig.
As with Boyle and many others, Kircher also invited Evelyn "into his owne study, where he with Dutch patience showed us his perpetual motions, Catoptrics, Magnetical experiments, Modells, and a thousand other crotchets and devises.