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Devices used in optics such as lenses, mirrors, and light deflectors
 
Devices used in optics such as lenses, mirrors, and light deflectors
[[Image:Optical Devices Lighthouse Marienleuchte Optics Attribution.jpg|thumb|right| Optics from the Lighthouse Marienleuchte used in 1875- Image by Wusel007]]
 
 
  
 
== Subcategories ==
 
== Subcategories ==
  
*'''[[:Category:Collimators|Collimators]]''' - a device that narrows a beam of particles or waves
 
 
*'''[[:Category:Displays|Displays]]''' - a device which displays light to interact with users
 
*'''[[:Category:Displays|Displays]]''' - a device which displays light to interact with users
*'''[[:Category:Holographic optical components|Holographic optical components]]''' - components that allow light to be scattered from an object to be recorded and reconstructed later
 
*'''[[:Category:Lenses|Lenses]]''' - an optical element which converges or diverges light
 
*'''[[:Category:Light deflectors|Light deflectors]]''' - devices that deflect light
 
 
*'''[[:Category:Lighting|Lighting]]''' - the production of visible light
 
*'''[[:Category:Lighting|Lighting]]''' - the production of visible light
*'''[[:Category:Luminescent devices|Luminescent devices]]''' - devices that emit light from a substance not resulting from heat
 
*'''[[:Category:Mirrors|Mirrors]]''' - an object which reflects light
 
 
*'''[[:Category:Optical amplifiers|Optical amplifiers]]''' - a device which amplifies an optical signal without converting it to an electrical signal
 
*'''[[:Category:Optical amplifiers|Optical amplifiers]]''' - a device which amplifies an optical signal without converting it to an electrical signal
*'''[[:Category:Optical arrays|Optical arrays]]''' - a series of optical devices or objects to reflect,refract or transform light
 
*'''[[:Category:Optical filters|Optical filters]]''' - devices which selectively transmit light of different wavelengths
 
*'''[[:Category:Optical resonators|Optical resonators]]''' - or a resonant optical cavity, an arrangement of optical components which allows a beam of light to circulate in a closed path
 
*'''[[:Category:Optical retarders|Optical retarders]]''' - an object that alters the polarization of light traveling through it
 
*'''[[:Category:Optical sensors|Optical sensors]]''' - a device which detects and measures light
 
*'''[[:Category:Thermooptical devices|Thermooptical devices]]''' - devices where a change in temperature changes optical properties
 
  
 
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Devices used in optics such as lenses, mirrors, and light deflectors

Subcategories

  • Displays - a device which displays light to interact with users
  • Lighting - the production of visible light
  • Optical amplifiers - a device which amplifies an optical signal without converting it to an electrical signal

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