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14 May 2007 Comparison of two methods for optical performance compensation via moving lens elements
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Abstract
Optical systems often require compensation during operation to accommodate environmental and process changes. Compensation usually involves the movement of a lens element insitu. Different optomechanical designs are used to in order to meet the volume, optical and environmental systems requirements on a case by case basis. Two opto-mechanical designs are presented and compared. The performance and service requirements dictate the methodology used, including component design, flexure construction, actuation and control system. Included will be design constraints, prototype testing, manufacturing issues and implementation problems.
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Keith Hanford and Brian McMaster "Comparison of two methods for optical performance compensation via moving lens elements", Proc. SPIE 10316, Optifab 2007: Technical Digest, 1031618 (14 May 2007); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.719502
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