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MTF Testing And Specifications For Afocal Systems
Author(s): N P Barton
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Paper Abstract

Parameters of MTE tests on military vehicle sights have been investigated and suitable procedures for testing with a Sira-Beck 'Erost equipment evolved. A simplified MTF testing technique operating at a single spatial frequency over all azimuths reduces the amount of test data to a convenient level for subsequent assessment purposes. The equipment to carry out this test can measure dioptre settings of fixed focus eyepieces, field curvature and astigmatism. Specifications are discussed in relation to both establishing comprehensive statements to cover a design and reduced specifications for quality control purposes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1974
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0046, Image Assessment and Specification, (1 June 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953997
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N P Barton, Military Vehicles and Engineering Establishment (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0046:
Image Assessment and Specification
David T. Dutton, Editor(s)

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