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Thermal Effects In Optical Systems
Author(s): Thomas H., Jamieson
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Paper Abstract

Military optical systems must operate over a wide temperature range and the effect of temperature change on the performance of some optical systems is described. Methods used to counteract such variations in optical properties range from servo-controlled motion of the components and bi-metal mounts with reciprocating motions to, as this paper describes, a simple choice of appropriate optical and mount materials. The optical systems considered include single and doublet lenses, laser beam expander and high quality imaging systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 November 1979
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0193, Optical Systems in Engineering I, (29 November 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957877
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Thomas H., Jamieson, Kolimorgen Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0193:
Optical Systems in Engineering I
Paul R. Yoder, Editor(s)

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