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Design of an objective for night-vision applications using axial GRIN materials
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Paper Abstract

An F/1.27 objective lens suitable for night vision applications employing lanthanum axial gradient-index (GRIN) materials is described. Although two GRIN elements were used, the number of elements was not substantially reduced relative to that of conventional homogeneous systems with equivalent performance. Tolerances and fabrication issues are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2537, Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization, (11 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216391
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Richard N. Pfisterer, Breault Research Organization, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2537:
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization
Jose M. Sasian, Editor(s)

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