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Optical Performance Of Reimaging Wide Field-Of-View (FOV) Telescope
Author(s): L. C. Clune
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Paper Abstract

The design and optical performance of a reimaging telescope with a 25 degree FOV that was constructed with off-the-shelf optical components is described. The wide field-of-view dictated the use of a field lens to prevent vignetting at the erector lens. Packaging restrictions on telescope length forced the use of low f-number lenses. Constraints on the selection of the erecting lens and the effects on optical performance of lens shape and position of a single element field lens are presented. The optical performance is shown to be limited by existing eyepiece designs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0643, Infrared, Adaptive, and Synthetic Aperture Optical Systems, (13 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.975524
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L. C. Clune, SPARTA, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0643:
Infrared, Adaptive, and Synthetic Aperture Optical Systems
Janet S. Fender; R. Barry Johnson; William L. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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