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Design, fabrication, and test of a 5.5X telescope to retrofit an existing FLIR system
Author(s): R. Barry Johnson
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Paper Abstract

The design considerations and approach to developing a 5.5X afocal telescope to retrofit an existing prototype FLIR system that did not anticipate the inclusion of a telescope are presented. Besides having to meet certain mechanical limitations, the afocal telescope was designed to correct for residual aberrations in the FLIR optics rather than being more generic in nature. The optical performance of the FUR with and without the afocal telescope are compared. Fabrication issues and test results will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1320, Infrared Technology and Applications, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22346
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R. Barry Johnson, Ctr. for Applied Optics/Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1320:
Infrared Technology and Applications
Alan H. Lettington, Editor(s)

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