diffraction grating

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Synonyms for diffraction grating

optical device consisting of a surface with many parallel grooves in it


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The competition for all products on store market shelves has increased dramatically, and those that are designed and decorated with diffraction grating patterns have received the most attention and demonstrated the most sales.
Diffraction grating spectroscopes are easy to make using small pieces of plastic diffraction grating.
Diffraction grating elements separate 'white light', which contains many different wavelengths of light, into separate wavelengths.
According to Axion Chemical Engineer, Richard McKinlay, who helped to build a demonstration unit for the project, it was the first time the diffraction grating concept had been used in this type of sorting application.
The business, which employs 40 people, is the world's largest manufacturer of a particular kind of optical component -- called a diffraction grating -- used in these sensors.
I was just starting to experiment with a Star Analyser diffraction grating in my filter wheel so I also recorded a series of low resolution spectra of the nova.
The researchers then used other standard optical devices called waveguides to steer light toward the diffraction grating in each pixel, as well as liquid crystals to modulate which colours of light are sent out from each spot.
For example, Shimadzu's breakthrough Lo-Ray-Ligh diffraction grating technology is now installed in Shimadzu's new UV-2600 and UV-2700 model UV spectrophotometers which not only increases the linear absorbance range of these instruments to unprecedented levels, but also extends the wavelength range of these instruments to enable analysis in the near infra-red region".
Therefore, the goal of this work was to create a diffraction grating with new properties by the modification of photoresist with Ag nanoparticles prepared by the Lee-Meisel method and to investigate the influence of the nanoparticles content on the morphology and optical properties of the grating.
Losses due to reflection of the back face of the diffraction grating and absorption losses due to multiple scattering effects inside de substrate were corrected to calculate the relative diffraction efficiency.
One is the arrayed waveguide grating (AWG), and the other is the etched diffraction grating (EDG).
The LO-RAY-LIGHT low stray light diffraction grating restricts stray light to half that of the UV-1700.
In 1786, Rittenhouse published an article in the society's journal, Transactions of the APS, tiffed, "Explanation of an optical deception" An expert optical tool maker, Rittenhouse had strung fine hairs between the grooves of two co-linear screws and, by doing so, had invented a crude diffraction grating that spread out the colors of light when one looked through it.
The diffraction grating products actually leveraged over a billion dollars in revenue [for Agilent]," said Mr.