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On-Axis Three-Mirror Anastigmat With An Offset Field Of View
Author(s): S. G. L. Williams
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Paper Abstract

A reimaging three-mirror anastigmat has been developed to cover fields of view of up to 2 degrees by 9 degrees. By using the optical system on-axis with an offset field of view, a significantly larger field of view than has been reported up to now can be used with low obscuration. The concept of tilting and decentering optical elements for a field view 2 degrees square, which yields a significant improvement in image quality, is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 September 1979
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0183, Space Optics II, (27 September 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957417
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S. G. L. Williams, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0183:
Space Optics II
Charles L. Wyman, Editor(s)

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