29 November 1979 Periscope Optics And The High-Powered Laser
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Abstract
The traditional submarine periscope optical layout and the modern high powered laser system represent a first order example of incompatibility. Recent requests for a laser rangefinding capability built into a submarine periscope system have precipitated a new optical design configuration that eliminates most of the inherent problems, making the combination feasible. The evolution of this new design configuration and some of its unique characteristics will be presented.
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Bruce H. Walker, "Periscope Optics And The High-Powered Laser", Proc. SPIE 0193, Optical Systems in Engineering I, (29 November 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957879; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957879
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