Definition of optic axis in English:

optic axis

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noun

  • another term for optical axis.
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    • Crystals of the calcareous cyst wall layer are orientated with their crystallographic optic axis (c-axis) tangential to the cyst's surface.
    • However, this surface enhancement with a focused beam only occurs from surfaces perpendicular to the optic axis and would not explain the appearance of the axially oriented surfaces evident in both figures.
    • Even if the objects are located along the optic axis, the three images will be separated and are available for separate inspection.

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