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Optical Engineering

Design considerations for a liquid crystal tuned Lyot filter for laser bathymetry
Author(s): Robert S. Seymour; Simon M. Rees; Jacqueline Staromlynska; James Richards; Peter J. Wilson
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Paper Abstract

The design of a six-stage liquid crystal tuned Lyot filter for operation at a wavelength of 532 nm is described. Design options including material type and factors affecting performance such as material quality are discussed. The proposed narrow-passband filter will have a bandwidth of less than 0.1 nm. To achieve the performance required of the filter, high transmittance polarizers have been developed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 33(3) doi: 10.1117/12.160969
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 33, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Robert S. Seymour, DSTO (Australia)
Simon M. Rees, DSTO (Australia)
Jacqueline Staromlynska, DSTO Surveillance Research Lab. (Australia)
James Richards, DSTO (Australia)
Peter J. Wilson, DSTO (Australia)


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