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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1992
  • pp: 437–438

Wedge-shaped polyethylene far-infrared windows

M. E. Ziaei and B. P. Clayman  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 437-438 (1992)

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Polyethylene vacuum windows that are suitable for use in far-infrared optics are described. Interference fringes are eliminated by making windows wedge shaped.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 1, 1991
Published: February 1, 1992

M. E. Ziaei and B. P. Clayman, "Wedge-shaped polyethylene far-infrared windows," Appl. Opt. 31, 437-438 (1992)

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