optic axis

NOUN
  1. a line that passes through the center of curvature of a lens so that light is neither reflected nor refracted
    in a normal eye the optic axis is the direction in which objects are seen most distinctly
  2. in a doubly refracting crystal, the line in the direction of which no double refraction occurs
    a crystal may have either one or two optic axes
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How To Use optic axis In A Sentence

  • The image of sphericity which does not located the principal optic axis is an ellipse based on pinhole model, and the image center offsets from the projection of the sphere center.
  • This paper describes in detail how to adjust spectrometer so as to keep a strict vertical between optic axis and rotation axis of telescope.
  • The term anterior pole is applied to the central point of the anterior curvature of the bulb, and that of posterior pole to the central point of its posterior curvature; a line joining the two poles forms the optic axis. X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1c. The Organ of Sight
  • in a normal eye the optic axis is the direction in which objects are seen most distinctly
  • This paper describes in detail how to adjust spectrometer so as to keep a strict vertical between optic axis and rotation axis of telescope.
  • The image of sphericity which does not located the principal optic axis is an ellipse based on pinhole model, and the image center offsets from the projection of the sphere center.
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