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Assessment And Synthesis Of Optical Imagery
Author(s): N. S. Kapany
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Paper Abstract

The need to assess the quality of an optical system arises first at the design stage when the designer is forced to make compromises in order to balance the influence of various image degrading parameters, and secondly, when the system is in the construction and assembly stage. Three methods of assessing the image quality of optical elements and electro-optical systems will be described in detail, along with numerous examples, analytical data and experimental results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1966
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0004, Geometric Optics I, (1 September 1966); doi: 10.1117/12.970971
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N. S. Kapany, Optics Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0004:
Geometric Optics I

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