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Highly efficient illuminators as Liouville transformers
Author(s): Tomasz P. Jannson; Andrew A. Kostrzewski; Stephen A. Kupiec; Joanna L. Jannson; Alexander Rizkin; Michael A. Gruntman
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the phase-space formulation is applied to the evaluation of nonimaging optics sub-systems. Brightness (luminance) efficiency is introduced as a Figure of Merit for system performance maximization procedures that can be applied, for example, to plasma diagnostics (by utilizing coherent fiber imaging).

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 1997
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3139, Nonimaging Optics: Maximum Efficiency Light Transfer IV, (3 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.290228
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Tomasz P. Jannson, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Andrew A. Kostrzewski, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Stephen A. Kupiec, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Joanna L. Jannson, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Alexander Rizkin, FarLight Corp. (United States)
Michael A. Gruntman, Univ. of Southern California (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3139:
Nonimaging Optics: Maximum Efficiency Light Transfer IV
Roland Winston, Editor(s)

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