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Expanding the mission plan for large scale telescope systems via skew path optical conditioners
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Paper Abstract

We describe a case study in which a telescope system, originally designed for a large format, visible camera, needed MWIR imaging capabilities while maintaining its original setup. The dedicated telescope system was adapted to share its existing optics with a new imaging module via a skew path concept. The challenges of non-rotationally symmetric design are explored along with an explanation of the methodology used to analyze and address the unique configuration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10181, Advanced Optics for Defense Applications: UV through LWIR II, 101810H (11 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2262553
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John Savastinuk, StingRay Optics, LLC (United States)
Troy A. Palmer, StingRay Optics, LLC (United States)
Christopher Alexay, StingRay Optics, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10181:
Advanced Optics for Defense Applications: UV through LWIR II
Jay N. Vizgaitis; Bjørn F. Andresen; Peter L. Marasco; Jasbinder S. Sanghera; Miguel P. Snyder, Editor(s)

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