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Varo-achro-phobia: the fear of broad spectrum zoom optics
Author(s): Steven Vogel; Naomi Pollica
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Paper Abstract

Today’s battlefield is evolving at light speed. Our war fighters are being tasked with highly complex missions requiring the very best technology our industry can offer. The demand for advanced ISR platforms is challenging designers and engineers in the optics industry to push the envelope and develop wider band solutions to support multiple and broadband sensor platforms. Recently, significant attention has been directed towards the development of optical systems that enable simultaneous operation in the visible and shortwave infrared spectral wavebands.

This paper will present a review of the evolution of StingRay Optics’ GhostSight™ continuous zoom optics that offer broad chromatic imaging capabilities from the visible through the shortwave infrared spectrum.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 May 2015
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9451, Infrared Technology and Applications XLI, 94511U (26 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2180446
Show Author Affiliations
Steven Vogel, StingRay Optics, LLC (United States)
Naomi Pollica, StingRay Optics, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9451:
Infrared Technology and Applications XLI
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Charles M. Hanson; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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