20 July 2006 Mathematical and computer model for designing a telescope with a segmented mirror
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Proceedings Volume 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006; 63422B (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.692224
Event: International Optical Design Conference 2006, 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Abstract
Mathematical and computer modeling of an optical system with a segmented mirror are designed and applied to a telescopic system. The unique feature of this presentation is to establish a center of the segments (sub-aperture arrangement) mathematically that provides six degrees of freedom (i.e. dx, dy, dz, α, β, γ) to each sub-aperture in order to input the mounting errors. To do so, a Visual Basic routine based on CODE V's COM interface is written that makes it possible to model all types of segmentation modes in a fast and convenient way. Segment results are discussed and the image quality of the design based on these results is evaluated in this paper.
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Dewen Cheng, Yongtian Wang, Jun Chang, M. M. Talha, "Mathematical and computer model for designing a telescope with a segmented mirror", Proc. SPIE 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006, 63422B (20 July 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.692224; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.692224
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