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Interferometric Optical Test And Diffraction Based Image Analysis
Author(s): T. K. Korhonen; S. T. Haarala; J. O . Piironen; A. K. Silianpaa
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Paper Abstract

Interferometric modification of the Hartmann test method has been used for observatory tests of the optics of the Danish 1.5 m telescope on La Silla. Some results of the tests and our analysing methods are presented. We use the measured wavefront aberrations to compute the point source diffraction tmage. The computing method can also be used for theoretical analysis, e. g. for investigating the effects of the mirror deflections due to the supporting system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0628, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III, (20 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963569
Show Author Affiliations
T. K. Korhonen, Turku University Observatory (Finland)
S. T. Haarala, Turku University Observatory (Finland)
J. O . Piironen, Turku University Observatory (Finland)
A. K. Silianpaa, Turku University Observatory (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0628:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III
Lawrence D. Barr, Editor(s)

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