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Efforts Involved In Specifying Modulation Transfer Function
Author(s): John T. Yanagi
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Paper Abstract

The significance of modulation transfer function for optical components such as applied to the image intensifier and low light level television systems is well recognized. Photographic lenses are generally designed for high resolution, and for high contrast targets. These lenses usually do not have high modulation transfer characteristics at low spatial frequencies where performances of the image intensifier and television tubes are critical. The vital requirements for the low light level optical components are

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Date Published: 1 September 1968
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0013, Modulation Transfer Function, (1 September 1968); doi: 10.1117/12.946767
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John T. Yanagi, Night Vision Laboratory (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0013:
Modulation Transfer Function
Robert R. Shannon; Richard J. Wollensak, Editor(s)

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