collimator


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a small telescope attached to a large telescope to use in setting the line of the larger one

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optical device consisting of a tube containing a convex achromatic lens at one end and a slit at the other with the slit at the focus of the lens

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The new high power 638-nm red LD with built-in lens allows for the external collimator lens to be eliminated and contributes to simplification of the optical design, miniaturization and cost reduction for projectors.
If you're going for a Cheshire or a laser collimator, buy a plastic drainpipe from the plumbing section of your local hardware store.
More recently, a rectangular collimator device has been marketed with enhancement features that may help minimize the collimator cut technique errors created with a rectangular collimated beam.
7, when the collimator in Pushchino is aimed at the Polar star, there is no synchronism in the change of histogram shape in Novosibirsk and Pushchino.
Each imaging head is composed of a multipinhole collimator, a high intrinsic resolution columnar scintillator, an image intensifier and demagnifier tube, and a high-sensitivity electron-multiplying charge-coupling device (CCD).
Lever guns, pumps, and some semiautos, however, still require an optical collimator for boresighting.
This new approved InCise Multileaf Collimator was designed specifically for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) treatments, giving the system the capability to extend its radiosurgical accuracy into a broader field of applications, meeting radiosurgery and radiotherapy needs.
When it came to designing a multi-leaf collimator (MLC) device, ViewRay (www.
have developed the Compact Variable Collimator (CVC), which delivers a precisely defined beam to very small targets with exceptional accuracy, ease, and speed.
The XCP film holder consists of three parts: a film-holding piece with two fused planes angled at 90 degrees to each other, a large round collimator ring and a metal rod that connects the ring with the film holder (Figure 1, page 10).
Combining an eye-safe green laser diode and an optical collimator, the ND3 pairs with a riflescope and casts a beam of green laser light to illuminate targets up to 250 yards.
But the afocal lens of the new FLIR doesn't project forward as far as the one on the old FLIR, so you may need to shade the gap between the collimator and the FLIR if there's too much light.
Such a magnetic system acts as a magnetic collimator for decay electrons.
In a typical application, a panoramic x-ray source that emits a fan beam of x-rays in an angle >180[degrees] is inserted inside of the tire under inspection and aligned with the internal collimator aperture opening.
In addition, a new device, the multileaf collimator, allows for the collimation of the x-ray beam during treatment.