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Wide field-of-view three-mirror telescope designed for improved manufacturability
Author(s): R. Lawrence Sinclair; Roger Henri Arsenault; Russell M. Hudyma
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Paper Abstract

A new form of three mirror anastigmat (TMA) has emerged in which the primary and tertiary mirrors share a common vertex. This allows the two mirror surfaces to be machined on the same substrate. The literature to date has shown that reimaging forms have been restricted to a moderate field-of-view (< 3 degree(s)). This paper illustrates design forms which achieve excellent performance over a wide field-of-view (3 degree(s) X 7 degree(s)).

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1970, Systems-Oriented Optical Design, (10 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.155824
Show Author Affiliations
R. Lawrence Sinclair, Spar Aerospace Ltd. (Canada)
Roger Henri Arsenault, Spar Aerospace Ltd. (Canada)
Russell M. Hudyma, OPTICS 1, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1970:
Systems-Oriented Optical Design
Thomas U. Kampe; Joseph H. Oberheuser, Editor(s)

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