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The Reflection Conic: A Means Of Obtaining A 360 Degree Panorama
Author(s): Milton Laikin; Arthur Cox; Frank Oharek
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Paper Abstract

An optical probe is described that utilizes refraction and then reflection from an ellipsoid to obtain a field of view of 45 to 101") degrees around the circumfrence. The image (nearly linear with respect to input angle) is a 23.3 mm wide annulus.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1978
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0147, Computer-Aided Optical Design, (1 December 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956641
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Milton Laikin, Laikin Optical Corp. (United States)
Arthur Cox, Arthur Cox Associates (United States)
Frank Oharek, Naval Training Equipment Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0147:
Computer-Aided Optical Design
Robert E. Fischer, Editor(s)

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