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extraordinary ray

División en sílabas: ex·traor·di·nar·y ray

Definición de extraordinary ray en inglés:

sustantivo

Optics
(In double refraction) the light ray that does not obey the ordinary laws of refraction. Compare with ordinary ray.
Example sentences
  • The crystals are also idealized by assuming that no incident photon is absorbed, but each emerges in either the ordinary or the extraordinary ray.
  • He cited as an example Huygens's hypothesis that the extraordinary ray in doubly-refracting Iceland spar is propagated elliptically.
  • Thus, a straightforward new technique is demonstrated for determining the extraordinary-ray absorption coefficient.

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