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Infrared zoom lenses in the eighties and beyond
Author(s): Allen Mann
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Paper Abstract

Infrared zoom lens systems have benefited from advances in the state of the art during the past decade. These advances have included extending the zoom range, improvements in performance, reduction of size and weight, and minimizing complexity. The application of these developments to infrared zoom lens design will be presented. The zoom lens systems of several companies active in the field will be reviewed, with some reference to tolerancing techniques for production. Innovative reflective zoom systems will also be considered. Promising future developments will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1540, Infrared Technology XVII, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48738
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Allen Mann, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1540:
Infrared Technology XVII
Bjorn F. Andresen; Marija Scholl; Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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