convex lens

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Synonyms for convex lens

lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus

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As light rays pass through a convex lens they form a cone.
Type II: The cross-section surface of the butt is in the shape of a convex lens.
London, November 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have used a convex lens to trap a rainbow for the first time.
The image quality improved with the additions of a convex lens into the aperture in the 16th century, and later, a mirror to reflect the image down onto a viewing surface.
As the convex lens of an eye captures so much detail in such a small diameter, I wish to explore curved views, slanted images, and contrasting textures all at once, in the same piece, regardless of the medium used.
It is almost as though we were standing on reverse sides of a convex lens," muses Bazelais.
Mounted on the tailgate and having a convex lens, the rear wide view camera has a sweep of vision in excess of 180 degrees, giving it an unparalleled field of vision at the back of the car.
As to luminaires, in a recent experiment comparing a low brightness, deep-cell parabolic troffer to one with a convex lens basket with a wide-spread light distribution, where both are installed in identical 10-ft by 10-ft offices, 60 unsophisticated observers came up with the following conclusion: They overwhelmingly voted that the low brightness parabolic was less glary than the convex lens unit, but nevertheless, overwhelmingly agreed that they preferred to work in an office with volumetric brightness.
In my paper, I describe a basic telescope made from cardboard mailing tubes, having a simple convex lens as objective and a concave mirror as eyepiece, which produces virtually undistorted images at x9 power.