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Design Of Wide-Band Catadioptic Telescope
Author(s): K K Saxena; D V.B Rao
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Paper Abstract

The optical design of WIDE-BAND CATADIOPTRIC TELESCOPE (WFCT) has been presented in this paper. The optical system of focal length 950 mm, F/5.6 covers field of 1.5 degree and can be used for imaging purposes in the wavelength range of 450 - 860 nanometers. The performance of WFCT has been characterized by Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) values. It is a diffraction limited system. A tolerance analysis for fabricating the system has been carried out to identify the critical parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 June 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1049, Recent Trends in Optical Systems Design and Computer Lens Design Workshop II, (13 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951412
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K K Saxena, ISRO Satellite Centre (India)
D V.B Rao, ISRO Satellite Centre (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1049:
Recent Trends in Optical Systems Design and Computer Lens Design Workshop II
Robert E. Fischer; Richard C. Juergens, Editor(s)

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