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Optical Engineering

The K 400 Super Theodolite
Author(s): Ulrich La Roche
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Paper Abstract

The success of optical cine theodolites in instrumenting the wide range of test requirements has led to the design of the K-400, a sixteen inch aperture, 2" accuracy, digitized instrument. It is designed to operate in a variety of modes with television, laser and infrared. The integral design results in higher sensitivity, long range video outputs, precise ranging and tracking with lasers and automatic tracking and radiometry in the infrared. Design characteristics and performance have been described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1968
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 7(1) 070113 doi: 10.1117/12.7971497
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 7, Issue 1
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Ulrich La Roche, Contraves A-G and American Optical Company (United States)


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