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Compact Infrared Continuous Zoom Telescope
Author(s): M. Roberts; D. R. J. Campbell
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Paper Abstract

In the field of infrared optics (8-12 microns) there is an increasing requirement for continuous zoom telescopes operating with scanner systems. To date, zoom telescopes have for some applications been precluded due to excessive length. An exercise was undertaken to explore the possibility of length reduction. The study resulted in the design of a compact, high performance IR zoom telescope. This design and its development will be described including achromatisation, athermalisation and tolerancing aspects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 June 1983
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 0369, Max Born Centenary Conf, (16 June 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934348
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M. Roberts, Pilkington P. E. Limited (United Kingdom)
D. R. J. Campbell, Pilkington P. E. Limited (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0369:
Max Born Centenary Conf
M. John Colles; D. William Swift, Editor(s)

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