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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1338–1344

Astigmatism-corrected Czerny–Turner imaging spectrometer for broadband spectral simultaneity

Qingsheng Xue  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 10, pp. 1338-1344 (2011)

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A low-cost, broadband, astigmatism-corrected Czerny–Turner arrangement with a fixed plane grating is proposed. A wedge cylindrical lens is used to correct astigmatism over a broadband spectral range. The principle and method of astigmatism correction are described in detail. We compare the performance of this modified Czerny–Turner arrangement with that of the traditional Czerny–Turner arrangement by using a practical Czerny–Turner imaging spectrometer example.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers

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Original Manuscript: December 1, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 28, 2011
Published: March 24, 2011

Qingsheng Xue, "Astigmatism-corrected Czerny–Turner imaging spectrometer for broadband spectral simultaneity," Appl. Opt. 50, 1338-1344 (2011)

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