Definition of optical bench in English:

optical bench

Syllabification: op·ti·cal bench


  • A straight rigid bar, typically marked with a scale, to which lenses, light sources, and other optical components can be attached.
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    • This is a computer-controlled instrument containing an infrared optical bench and an electrochemical sensor.
    • Other materials such as lithium niobate are better suited to this application and should be considered as a candidate for hybrid integration onto a polymer optical bench.
    • Ultrafast laser systems now sat comfortably on an optical bench.

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