29 November 1979 Thermal Effects In Optical Systems
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Abstract
Military optical systems must operate over a wide temperature range and the effect of temperature change on the performance of some optical systems is described. Methods used to counteract such variations in optical properties range from servo-controlled motion of the components and bi-metal mounts with reciprocating motions to, as this paper describes, a simple choice of appropriate optical and mount materials. The optical systems considered include single and doublet lenses, laser beam expander and high quality imaging systems.
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Thomas H., Jamieson, Thomas H., Jamieson, "Thermal Effects In Optical Systems", Proc. SPIE 0193, Optical Systems in Engineering I, (29 November 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957877; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.957877
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