3 November 1983 A Compact f/2 To f/5 Converter And Field Corrector For Paraboloid Mirrors
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Abstract
With the continuing trend to use very fast primary mirrors in telescopes, there will be a need for optical designs for magnifying correctors. Such correctors will serve to give an aberration-corrected field of view at a larger f-number and scale than for the primary mirror alone. One solution to this is to use a system with a small secondary mirror. The final focus is closer to the prime focus than the usual Cassegrain position. One form of this is described together with a new two-lens corrector.
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Richard G. Bingham, "A Compact f/2 To f/5 Converter And Field Corrector For Paraboloid Mirrors", Proc. SPIE 0444, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes II, (3 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.937966; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.937966
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