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Refracting Infrared Objectives For The 8-13 Micron Band
Author(s): David W. Warren
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Paper Abstract

Several fast, three element refractive objectives have been designed for use with narrow bandpass filters and cooled detector arrays in the 8-13 μm infrared band. The performance of these designs, measured by the fraction of incoming radiation concentrated within the boundaries of a typical detector element, approaches the theoretical maximum. The designs also illustrate the extent to which performance can be improved through the use of aspheric surfaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1979
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0197, Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V, (17 December 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957982
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David W. Warren, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0197:
Modern Utilization of Infrared Technology V
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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