7 September 2010 The 300-year quest for binoculars
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Proceedings Volume 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010; 76520J (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.870953
Event: International Optical Design Conference 2010, 2010, Jackson Hole, WY, United States
The modern form of the refracting telescope advanced rapidly following its invention in 1608, but almost 300 years elapsed before practical prismatic binoculars became available. The evolution of binoculars and the associated manufacturing issues are discussed.
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John E. Greivenkamp, John E. Greivenkamp, David Steed, David Steed, "The 300-year quest for binoculars", Proc. SPIE 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010, 76520J (7 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.870953; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.870953


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