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Homothetic mapping as means to obtain a wide field of view: the Delft Testbed Interferometer
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Paper Abstract

The Delft Testbed Interferometer (DTI) will be presented. The basics of homothetic mapping will be explained together with the method of fulfilling the requirements as chosen in the DTI setup. The optical layout incorporates a novel tracking concept enabling the use of homothetic mapping in real telescope systems for observations on the sky. The requirements for homothetic mapping and the choices made in the DTI setup will be discussed. Finally the first results and the planned experiments will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5491, New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry, (20 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.548802
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Hedser van Brug, TNO TPD (Netherlands)
Bastiaan Oostdijck, TNO TPD (Netherlands)
Bart Snijders, TNO TPD (Netherlands)
Casper van der Avoort, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
Space Research Organisation of the Netherlands (Netherlands)
Pierre-Marie Gori, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5491:
New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry
Wesley A. Traub, Editor(s)

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