20 November 1985 Spectral Filtering At A Spatial Filter: Design Principles For Star Simulators
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Proceedings Volume 0540, Southwest Conf on Optics '85; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.976102
Event: 1985 Albuquerque Conferences on Optics, 1985, Albuquerque, United States
Abstract
Many optical systems are designed to operate with radiation that is received from distant point sources such as stars or target hot-spots. In order to test such systems, one must build a star simula-tor that spatially filters the radiation from a laboratory source. In this paper, we will discuss the design principles for such a simulator. The design becomes complicated in that the spatial filter assembly also provides spectral filtering on the laboratory source. This effect is calculated and various compensation methods are discussed.
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Gregory C. Dente, Gregory C. Dente, } "Spectral Filtering At A Spatial Filter: Design Principles For Star Simulators", Proc. SPIE 0540, Southwest Conf on Optics '85, (20 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.976102; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.976102
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