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A Comparison Between Toroidal And Conic Surfaces That Best Fit An Off-Axis Conic Section
Author(s): O. Cardona-Nuilez; A. Cornejo-Rodriguez; R Diaz-Uribe; A. Cordero-Davila; J. Pedraza-Contreras
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Paper Abstract

Since the off-axis conic surfaces in optics have played an important role in the construction of spectometers, concentrators, etc; and as a continuation of the work to find the surface that best fits an off-axis conic section, but that also can be constructed by conventional neans,we present a similar method to the one developed already for conics 1, but now for the toroidal surfaces. Also a comparison is made between the fittings of conics and toroids.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967183
Show Author Affiliations
O. Cardona-Nuilez, INAOE (Mexico)
A. Cornejo-Rodriguez, INAOE (Mexico)
R Diaz-Uribe, ECFM (Mexico)
A. Cordero-Davila, ECFM (Mexico)
J. Pedraza-Contreras, ECFM (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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