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Brief Review Of Recent British Standards
Author(s): A. C. Marchant
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Paper Abstract

Since 1971, five British Standards have been published on various aspects of the assessment of the performance of optical devices. They are: 1 BS 4779: 1971 Recommendations for measurement of the optical transfer function of optical devices. 2 BS 4793: 1972 Recommendations for specifying the optical performance of lenses for TV cameras. 3 BS 4995: 1973 Recommendation for measurement of the veiling glare index of lenses and optical systems. 4 BS 5109: 1974 Glossary of terms used in assessing the performance of optical devices and systems. 5 BS 5275: 1976 Environmental testing of optical devices and systems. The broad principles underlying these standards were discussed, and the content of each briefly outlined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 1977
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 0098, Assessment of Imaging Systems I, (12 October 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955298
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A. C. Marchant, Royal Aircraft Establishment (U.K.)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0098:
Assessment of Imaging Systems I
Thomas L. Williams, Editor(s)

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