1 July 1990 Wide field-of-view phased array telescope
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Abstract
The Multipurpose Multiple Telescope Testbed is described, and initial tests are discussed. After the optical quality of individual telescopes was established with interferometric tests, the cophasing and image superpositioning accuracy of the array were measured using star tests. Point spread functions were calculated with a physical optics code. Preliminary star tests using two of the four telescopes are presented and compared with the predicted pattern. It is concluded that the preliminary results obtained lend credence to the given method of controlling lateral pupil geometry and to previous calculations of optical aberration and optical alignment tolerances.
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Christopher R. DeHainaut, Christopher R. DeHainaut, Dan K. Marker, Dan K. Marker, Dennis C. Duneman, Dennis C. Duneman, Raymond C. Dymale, Raymond C. Dymale, Joseph Paul Blea, Joseph Paul Blea, } "Wide field-of-view phased array telescope", Proc. SPIE 1236, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes IV, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19216; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.19216
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