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Diamond-turned optics aid alignment and assembly of a dual-field infrared imaging missile tracker
Author(s): Robert C. Guyer; Clinton E. Evans; Brien D. Ross
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Paper Abstract

Diamond-turning as a manufacturing method for infrared optics opens new possibilities for solving packaging problems. Optical surfaces and mechanical mounting features may be related to one another to reduce design complexity, tolerance accumulation, and cost.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 1998
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3430, Novel Optical Systems and Large-Aperture Imaging, (8 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.332465
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Robert C. Guyer, Sanders, A Lockheed Martin Co. (United States)
Clinton E. Evans, Hughes Elcan Optical Technologies Ltd. (Canada)
Brien D. Ross, Hughes Elcan Optical Technologies Ltd. (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3430:
Novel Optical Systems and Large-Aperture Imaging
Kevin Dean Bell; Michael K. Powers; Jose M. Sasian, Editor(s)

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