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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 1990
  • pp: 4531–4535

In-focus monochromator: theory and experiment of a new grazing incidence mounting

Michael C. Hettrick  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 31, pp. 4531-4535 (1990)

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A varied-space grating mounted to both rotate and translate constitutes a practical single element fixed slit monochromator which is in focus at all wavelengths.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 6, 1990
Published: November 1, 1990

Michael C. Hettrick, "In-focus monochromator: theory and experiment of a new grazing incidence mounting," Appl. Opt. 29, 4531-4535 (1990)

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