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Novel Production Methods And Their Impact On IR Systems Design
Author(s): E. S. Cameron; L. P. Shaw
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Paper Abstract

Recent technological advances in optical production methods have given the optical designer greater freedom in being able to solve problems in imaginative ways using devices that may not hitherto have been possible to construct. Complex opto-mechanical components can now be produced to a degree of precision that allows simplification of the overall systems design. In addition, new materials offer many optical systems the possibility of a wider scope of use. Several such components are reviewed, with particular reference to the methods of production and the way in which they contribute to providing novel infra-red systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0656, Contemporary Optical Instrument Design, Fabrication, and Testing, (20 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938462
Show Author Affiliations
E. S. Cameron, Ernst Leitz (Canada) Ltd. (Canada)
L. P. Shaw, Ferranti Defence Systems Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0656:
Contemporary Optical Instrument Design, Fabrication, and Testing
Leo H. J. F. Beckmann; J. David Briers; Paul R. Yoder, Editor(s)

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