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Optimization of edge shape for stray light reduction
Author(s): S. Vives; C. Guillon; M. Pancrazzi; C. Escolle; J. Garcia; F. Landini

Paper Abstract

Reducing the stray light level is one of the issues that astronomical instruments have to face. In particular, the design of baffles requires special attention in order to minimize the light scattered and diffracted by the edge of the baffle’s vanes. This is particularly critical for instruments in which the main source of stray light is in the field-of-view (such as solar and stellar coronagraphs).

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Date Published: 20 November 2017
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 10564, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012, 105643Q (20 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2309245
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Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10564:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012
Bruno Cugny; Errico Armandillo; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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