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Limitations In A CODE-V To Apart Translator
Author(s): Timothy D. Wise; Russell D. Granneman
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Paper Abstract

Opto-mechanical systems which are entered into APART for straylight analysis frequently start out as models on CODE-V. A translator has been coded in FORTRAN which will create the commands for a program one input file in APART based on an existing optical model in CODE-V. Examples of successful translations are presented along with their respective input and output data. Even more interesting are optical models which lead to imperfect translations. Although easily corrected, these cases are used to demonstrate almost insurmountable differences between CODE-V and APART in the definition of the tilts and decenters of their optical entities. In view of the small amount of time required to correct translation errors, there is little benefit in trying to create a smarter translator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 April 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0967, Stray Light and Contamination in Optical Systems, (5 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948096
Show Author Affiliations
Timothy D. Wise, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
Russell D. Granneman, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0967:
Stray Light and Contamination in Optical Systems
Robert P. Breault, Editor(s)

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