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  • Vol. 35, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 1996
  • pp: 6190–6194

Design study of an infrared panoramic optical system

Ian Powell  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 35, Issue 31, pp. 6190-6194 (1996)

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A design study was undertaken on an infrared, 3–5-μm, panoramic optical system for a particular monitoring application. The different types of systems investigated covered the conventional fish-eye lens system, a panoramic block arrangement, and a new type of configuration based on a panoramic shell. Examples of these systems are included, and their advantages and disadvantages are discussed.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 30, 1995
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 1995
Published: November 1, 1996

Ian Powell, "Design study of an infrared panoramic optical system," Appl. Opt. 35, 6190-6194 (1996)

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