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29 January 1985 General Purpose Zoom Lenses For The Thermal Infrared
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Proceedings Volume 0518, Optical Systems Engineering IV; (1985)
Event: 1984 Cambridge Symposium, 1984, Cambridge, United States
The paper is intended to familiarize optical designers and systems engineers with the versatility of zoom lenses which operate in the thermal infrared waveband and especially the 8-13 micrometer band. Important system considerations and their effect on the mechanical, electronic, and in particular, the optical aspects of zoom lens design are highlighted. An example of a general purpose, modular zoom lens is described and a brief performance assessment is given.
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lain A. Neil "General Purpose Zoom Lenses For The Thermal Infrared", Proc. SPIE 0518, Optical Systems Engineering IV, (29 January 1985);


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