optical glass


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n optical glass clear homogeneous glass of known refractive index; used to make lenses
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In literature:

Faraday, you have been informed, endeavoured to improve the manufacture of glass for optical purposes.
"Faraday As A Discoverer" by John Tyndall
The purpose of my eye-glass was decorative, not optical.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
You know, he was an optical-glass maker by profession, and the best we ever had.
"Reviews" by Oscar Wilde
Matter helps us in the acquisition of knowledge, as, for example, glass in optical instruments.
"Catharine" by Nehemiah Adams
I lost that optic in Pernambuco and couldn't find a glass substitute to fit my face.
"Aunt Jane's Nieces in the Red Cross" by Edith Van Dyne
An optical instrument, which serves for discovering and viewing distant objects, either directly by glasses, or by reflection.
"A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery" by Benziger Brothers
These first directed the gold-bound optic glass at the strangers' pew.
"The Astonishing History of Troy Town" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
This procedure is being repeated in the launching of an optical-glass industry; this trade has also been in Teutonic hands.
"The War After the War" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
The windows are made of optical glass similar to that used in the largest telescopes.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
Its chief uses are for mounting preparations for the microscope and as a cement for glass in optical work.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
One merely gazes deeply into the glass until the optic nerve of the eye becomes fatigued.
"The Cry at Midnight" by Mildred A. Wirt
There was no clear glass and no optical use of glass.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
But this is an optical illusion, as a strong glass will reveal.
"The Lure of the Camera" by Charles S. Olcott
This imperfection of glass mirrors, has introduced the use of metallic mirrors, for optical purposes.
"Conversations on Natural Philosophy, in which the Elements of that Science are Familiarly Explained" by Jane Haldimand Marcet and Thomas P. Jones
But it is optically double, even with an opera-glass.
"Astronomy with an Opera-glass" by Garrett Putman Serviss
Their special work was the production of glass for the finest scientific and optical purposes, and the highest grades of commercial glass.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
Optical glass when it comes into the workshop has the appearance of small blocks of rough ice of a greyish hue.
"The Woman's Part" by L. K. Yates
The recent large increase in the number of varieties of glass has been chiefly due to developments in the manufacture of optical glass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
I went to visit Dr. Wilkins, at Whitehall, when I first met with Sir P. Neal, famous for his optic glasses.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
He supported himself by grinding optic glasses, which his friends sold for him.
"A History of Philosophy in Epitome" by Albert Schwegler

In news:

Neither my husband nor I wear glasses, so optical issues are foreign to us.
Three-diopter optical quality glass magnifying lens.
Fiber optic lights threaded inside hand-blown glass balls form "Snowballs," six large chandeliers by light artist Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa.
Hercules Deluxe Optical Glass .
SCHOTT North America, Inc recently announced the availability of new lead- and arsenic-free glass types for use in optical systems for digital cameras, camcorders and projection units.
Berris Optical's crash-caused close leaves woman without glasses: Plain Dealing.
Fujinon is shipping new glass this month that feature optics identical to its earlier lenses first shown in April at NAB (XA50X9.5) — but designed for ENG units that use system expanders.
German specialty glass maker Schott AG has announced that it will launch a tender offer for Japanese optical equipment maker Moritex Corp. Aiming to acquire more than 50% of outstanding Moritex shares.
Revision of C1651 - 11Standard Test Method for Measurement of Roll Wave Optical Distortion in Heat-Treated Flat Glass.
The four-channel DMX-512 glass gobo projector features high precision 3D optics, a bright 250W lamp, and a color wheel fitted with 12 colors that intermingle to create a multitude of hues.
Clear Vision Optical Cleaner is specially formulated for Telescopic Loupes, Safety Glasses and Prescription Lenses.
I stopped in at Brookside Optical even though I had not purchased my glasses from there.
Nothing can match the clarity, purity and optical acuity of precision ground glass.
Dimensional Optics Debuts 3D Glasses for Prescription Users.
Is introducing its Prism Glass Block, a glazing option for vinyl windows which utilizes the patented PrismGrid™ optical film technology inside a semi-opaque double-pane unit.

In science:

Zumofen, in Optical Spectroscopy of Glasses, Ed. I.
Some exact results for the trapping of subdiffusive particles in one dimension
For the October test we used a slumped glass parabolic mirror (1.8 m diameter) as the secondary optic.
Prototype Test Results of the Solar Tower Atmospheric Cherenkov Effect Experiment (STACEE)
The variations in the near-IR magnitudes are also comparable to those in the optical domain (Allen & Glass 1976, Stahl et al. 1984).
The LMC transition star R84 and the core of the LH 39 OB association
Zumofen, in: Optical Spectroscopy of Glasses, ed.: I.
Kinetics of stochastically-gated diffusion-limited reactions and geometry of random walk trajectories
We applied expression (18) to calculations of photocondensation, optical nonlinearity of two-level medium for N2-laser, Nd-glass laser, light induced drift [71-74].
Two-Level Atom in the Resonant Field - Critical Remarks
This behavior has also been demonstrated in other polymeric glasses (polystyrene58 ) or in an optical strong glass32 above room temperature.
Universal behavior of internal friction in glasses below T : anharmonicity vs relaxation
The potassium and helium atoms are confined within a glass cell and controlled using optical pumping techniques.
Atomic and optical tests of Lorentz symmetry
Two special prism glasses are inserted to change optical path delay in order to obtain the desired phase. c. A special crystal combining the function of beam splitter and PBS.
Experimental Test of Bell inequalities with Six-Qubit Graph States
Each optical sensor consists of a glass sphere containing the photomultiplier and the electronics board that digitizes the signals locally using an on-board computer.
IceCube: Neutrinos Associated with Cosmic Rays
For instance, optical pulses traveling through a glass fiber and being subject to photon loss can be reamplified at each repeater station.
Optical hybrid approaches to quantum information
Each flasher is fitted with a mechanical aperture, clear glass outer window, followed by a glass diffuser and one of the optical filters (see Fig. 10).
Summary Report of JEM-EUSO Workshop at KICP in Chicago
Viewing windows will be installed in the P3B for the GLS-AXHL. A Schott BK7 glass window is baselined because its optical performance meets requirements for the three principal nitrogen fluorescence lines (337, 357 and 391 nm). A quartz window will also be investigated.
Summary Report of JEM-EUSO Workshop at KICP in Chicago
Zumofen, in Optical Spectroscopy of Glasses edited by I.
Anomalous diffusion and the first passage time problem
Zumofen, in Optical Spectroscopy of Glasses, ed. I.
Subdiffusion-limited reactions
Zumofen, in Optical Spectroscopy of Glasses, ed. I.
Subdiffusion-limited single species reactions