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Design principles in telescope development: invariance, innocence, and the costs
Author(s): Manfred Steinbach
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Paper Abstract

Instrument design is, for the most part, a battle against errors and costs. Passive methods of error damping are in many cases effective and inexpensive. This paper shows examples of error minimization in our design of telescopes, instrumentation and evaluation instruments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 1997
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2871, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, (21 March 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.269042
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Manfred Steinbach, Optikzentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2871:
Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow
Arne L. Ardeberg, Editor(s)

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