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Erosion Resistant Infrared Windows: Thermal, Mechanical And Optical Aspects Of Composite Designs
Author(s): Perry A. Miles; Randal W. Tustison
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Paper Abstract

Segmented composite panes are proposed to improve the durability of infrared windows for high-speed aircraft. Prototype designs using silicon and zinc selenide are outlined. Effects on system MTF, mechanical reliability and erosion resistance are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 1980
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0204, Physical Properties of Optical Materials, (27 February 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958153
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Perry A. Miles, Raytheon Missile Systems Division (United States)
Randal W. Tustison, Raytheon Research Division (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0204:
Physical Properties of Optical Materials
Roy F. Potter, Editor(s)

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