22 October 2010 Daytime star detection device using polarization and spectral filtering method
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Abstract
How to see the stars in daytime? A new idea is described here in this paper which uses a combination of two methods: one is traditional spectral filtering method and the other is a new attempt on daytime star detection--polarization method. Each of these two method's principle of work, scope of application and limitation on daytime star detection are introduced in detail; and the advantage of the combination is discussed accordingly. Based on the demand of the daytime star detection, a device is designed and its optical system and mechanical structure are also analyzed in this paper. At last, a further discussion of the existing problems and the possible improvements of the current device are presented.
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Gongpu Lan, Wenli Ma, Feng Cheng, "Daytime star detection device using polarization and spectral filtering method", Proc. SPIE 7658, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Optoelectronic Materials and Devices for Detector, Imager, Display, and Energy Conversion Technology, 76580Y (22 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.866874; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.866874
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