Acceptance Angle

The maximum angle within which Light will be accepted by an element, such as a Detector or waveguide. In the latter, it is quantified as half the Vertex Angle of the cone within which Optical Power may be coupled into bound Modes of a fiber. Also called acceptance cone.

Related Terms
Acceptance Angle,   Acceptance Cone,   Acceptance Pattern,   Angle of Deviation,   Angle of Incidence,   Angle of Refraction,   Characteristic Angle,   Critical Angle,   Diffraction Angle,   Incident Angle,  

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