Optimum configuration of the offner null corrector

Testing an F/1 paraboloid

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Abstract

Three null correctors of the Offner type were designed to test an F/1 paraboloid and their performance compared to determine the optimum configuration with reference to wave-front residual, tolerancing, alignment and fabrication difficulty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-17
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume1164
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 20 1989

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Tolerancing
Corrector
wave fronts
Wave Front
Null
Fabrication
Alignment
alignment
Testing
fabrication
Configuration
configurations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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