30 September 2004 Optical design for a Fabry-Perot image interferometer for solar observations
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We outline here a preliminary optical design study for a telecentric tunable Fabry-Perot etalon system. The first result of the optical optimization into a design, which delivers performance image quality and telecentricity, is presented here. Bearing in mind the possible use of such a study design - as a possible instrument for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope (ATST) - we also show that a hybrid design strategy delivers a compact design that will fit inside the ATST's Coude optical tables.
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Gilberto Moretto, G. Allen Gary, K. S. Balasubramaniam, and Thomas R. Rimmele "Optical design for a Fabry-Perot image interferometer for solar observations", Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.548913; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.548913
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