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Athermalization of IR optical systems
Author(s): Philip J. Rogers
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Paper Abstract

Infrared optics defocus with temperature change due to the nature of the optical materials employed in their design. Methods of eliminating this defocus - mechanical, electro-mechanical and optical - are discussed and evaluated in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 26 pages
Proc. SPIE 10260, Infrared Optical Design and Fabrication: A Critical Review, 102600F (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48455
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Philip J. Rogers, Pilkington Optronics (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10260:
Infrared Optical Design and Fabrication: A Critical Review
Rudolf Hartmann; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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