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Prototype Designs For A Wide-Field High-Resolution Low-Scatter Image Device
Author(s): Steven R. Lange; Alan W. Greynolds
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Paper Abstract

An optical design was done for a system having a wide field of view with diffraction limited resolution over a 5° by 10° FOV. The length of the system including a baffle was set such that the earth does not illuminate the primary mirror at an angle of 1.66°. The system was analyzed using APART and, with the results of the stray light analysis, improvements were made allowing a focal plane irradiance of less than 10- 11 W/cm2 from the earth as a thermal source. Thermal self emission was also analyzed using APART allowing the temperature of the telescope walls to be specified.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 1980
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0226, Infrared Imaging Systems Technology, (24 June 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958727
Show Author Affiliations
Steven R. Lange, University of Arizona (United States)
Alan W. Greynolds, Talandic Research Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0226:
Infrared Imaging Systems Technology
William L. Wolfe; Jerrold Zimmerman, Editor(s)

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