focalise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v focalise put (an image) into focus; we cannot enjoy the movie" "Please focus the image"
    • v focalise become focussed or come into focus "The light focused"
    • v focalise bring into focus or alignment; to converge or cause to converge; of ideas or emotions
    • v focalise concentrate on a particular place or spot "The infection has localized in the left eye"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Focalise to bring to a focus: to concentrate
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. focus, a hearth.

Usage


In science:

The radiation is filtered using interference filters, focalised with an off-axis parabola, and injected into a single mode optical fiber (SMF; single-mode cutoff wavelength λc = 1.95 µm or 2.85 µm) providing modal filtering.
Tests of achromatic phase shifters performed on the SYNAPSE test bench: a progress report
Their positioning law, which is close to that of a Soret (or Fresnel) Zone Plate (FZP), causes focalisation by diffraction and interference.
Fresnel Interferometric Imager: ground-based prototype
Reconnaissance d’ob jets par focalisation et detection de changements.
Hierarchical testing designs for pattern recognition
The focaliser mirror was completely re-aligned, considering the wrong position of all of its tuning knobs and its obvious misalignment.
AMBER Task Force February 2008 run report
Doing the alignment of the focaliser we improved a lot the image quality of all the beams.
AMBER Task Force February 2008 run report
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