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Optical Engineering

Design Options For Optically Restructuring Damaged Image Detectors
Author(s): E. A. Igel; M. Kristiansen
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Paper Abstract

Engineering guidelines are presented for selecting and implementing a method to optically restructure a damaged detector. Under certain conditions, undamaged areas of a detector can be coalesced to maintain recording continuity of a two-dimensional object scene with minimal loss of total detector area. This goal can be achieved by using relay lenses in specific arrangements and in some cases by locating a biprism or a coherent fiber bundle near an image surface. Optical correction and performance are identified with the parameters of detector and damage sizes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 28(8) doi: 10.1117/12.7977046
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 28, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
E. A. Igel, Texas Tech University (United States)
M. Kristiansen, Texas Tech University (United States)


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