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Drawback of using only wavefront deviation to define irregularity tolerance
Author(s): Steve Bloomberg
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Paper Abstract

Wavefront deviation does not fully represent irregularity effects. It is shown how reflective telescopes with similar wavefront deviation provide very different optical performance leading to possible non-conformities not predicted by tolerance analyses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 November 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 105900N (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2286338
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Steve Bloomberg, Tamam, Israel Aerospace Industries (Israel)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10590:
International Optical Design Conference 2017
Peter P. Clark; Julius A. Muschaweck; Richard N. Pfisterer; John R. Rogers, Editor(s)

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