23 December 2002 Basic principles in the optical design of imaging multiple aperature systems
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Proceedings Volume 4832, International Optical Design Conference 2002; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.486468
Event: International Optical Design Conference 2002, 2002, Tucson, AZ, United States
Abstract
We discuss the basic concepts that have been useful in our work designing multiple aperture telescopes with wide fields of view. We examine combining errors at zero field and errors that are linear as a function of field. An easy optimization for satisfying the sine condition to eliminate linear piston errors is given. Methods for estimating the RMS wavefront errors for the lower-order combining errors are given.
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Erin M. Sabatke, Erin M. Sabatke, James H. Burge, James H. Burge, "Basic principles in the optical design of imaging multiple aperature systems", Proc. SPIE 4832, International Optical Design Conference 2002, (23 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.486468; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.486468
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