9 June 1988 Selection Of Tolerances
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Proceedings Volume 0892, Simulation and Modeling of Optical Systems; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944337
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Commonly used methods of tolerance generation for optical systems are reviewed briefly; the most well known being that of inverse sensitivity. Another method is then discussed which will minimise a 'cost' function, subject to multiple performance constaints. The optimisation will allow either the worst case values of the effects or the RSS values to fulfill the specifications. Examples of such a set will be given, and their effects on the variation of MTF illustrated. In addition, practical upper and lower tolerance limits may be imposed.
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Geoff Adams, Geoff Adams, } "Selection Of Tolerances", Proc. SPIE 0892, Simulation and Modeling of Optical Systems, (9 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944337; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944337


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