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ray-optics approximation

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  • Ray (optics) — Ray of light redirects here. For other uses, see Ray of light (disambiguation). In optics, a ray is an idealized narrow beam of light. Rays are used to model the propagation of light through an optical system, by dividing the real light field up… …   Wikipedia

  • geometrical optics approximation — geometrinės optikos artinys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. geometrical optics approximation; ray approximation vok. geometrisch optische Näherung, f rus. приближение геометрической оптики, n pranc. approximation de l’optique… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Ray transfer matrix analysis — (also known as ABCD matrix analysis) is a type of ray tracing technique used in the design of some optical systems, particularly lasers. It involves the construction of a ray transfer matrix which describes the optical system; tracing of a light… …   Wikipedia

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  • Ray tracing (physics) — In physics, ray tracing is a method for calculating the path of waves or particles through a system with regions of varying propagation velocity, absorption characteristics, and reflecting surfaces. Under these circumstances, wavefronts may bend …   Wikipedia

  • ray approximation — geometrinės optikos artinys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. geometrical optics approximation; ray approximation vok. geometrisch optische Näherung, f rus. приближение геометрической оптики, n pranc. approximation de l’optique… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • approximation de l’optique géométrique — geometrinės optikos artinys statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. geometrical optics approximation; ray approximation vok. geometrisch optische Näherung, f rus. приближение геометрической оптики, n pranc. approximation de l’optique… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • optics — /op tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physical science that deals with the properties and phenomena of both visible and invisible light and with vision. [1605 15; < ML optica < Gk optiká, n. use of neut. pl. of OPTIKÓS; see OPTIC,… …   Universalium

  • Index of optics articles — Optics is the branch of physics which involves the behavior and properties of light, including its interactions with matter and the construction of instruments that use or detect it.[1] Optics usually describes the behavior of visible,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fourier optics — is the study of classical optics using techniques involving Fourier transforms and can be seen as an extension of the Huygens Fresnel principle. The underlying theorem that light waves can be described as made up of sinusoidal waves, in a manner… …   Wikipedia

  • Physical optics — In physics, physical optics, or wave optics, is the branch of optics which studies interference, diffraction, polarization, and other phenomena for which the ray approximation of geometric optics is not valid. This usage tends not to include… …   Wikipedia

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