4 November 2004 Optical system alignment for detection of binaries
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We derive the alignment condition for the detection of binaries with an interferometer. We present 2-D and 3-D simulations containing the phase, Q, and cos(Q) as a function of the misalignment deviations (qx and qy) and position at the aperture. We generate patterns that enable us to determine, qualitatively, the misalignment degree of our optical system.
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Paulino Vacas, Marija Strojnik, Gonzalo Paez, "Optical system alignment for detection of binaries", Proc. SPIE 5543, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing XII, (4 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.605726; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.605726
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