5 November 2012 Multitarget compounding technique based on dimpled mirror
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Abstract
The multitarget compounding technique is key in an infrared hardware-in-the-loop simulation system. In this study, the beam-broadening theory and carefully designed experiments are presented to analyze a multitarget compounding system based on a dimpled mirror. By paraxial approximation of geometrical optics, the expression of broadened beamwidth of a dimpled-mirror two-mirror three-reflection concentric system was obtained as the function of system parameters. A multitarget compounding setup was designed and experiments were performed. Excellent matching results were achieved between the beamwidth theory and the experiments. Experimental results demonstrated that the beam-broadening theory is creditable and suitable to design the multitarget compounding system. The theory and experiments are beneficial to the future development and implementation of multitarget compounding technique.
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Haili Hu, Haili Hu, Baojun Zuo, Baojun Zuo, Shouqian Chen, Shouqian Chen, Hong Yu, Hong Yu, Yang Gao, Yang Gao, Hongming Zhao, Hongming Zhao, Jian Du, Jian Du, Zhigang Fan, Zhigang Fan, Hai Pang, Hai Pang, } "Multitarget compounding technique based on dimpled mirror," Optical Engineering 51(11), 113001 (5 November 2012). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.11.113001 . Submission:
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