Definition of plano-convex in English:

plano-convex

Syllabification: pla·no-con·vex
Pronunciation: /ˌplānōˌkänˈveks, -ˈkänˌveks
 
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adjective

  • (Of a lens) with one surface plane and the opposite one convex.
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    • Radiation characteristics of a plano-convex lens are studied using Maslov's method, stressing the evaluation of an electromagnetic field around a caustic region when a uniform plane wave is incident axially to the flat plate side.
    • Here is a diagram of light passing through the curved edge of a planoconvex lens.

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