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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2013
  • pp: 718–725

Research on potential problems of object image grating self-tiling for applications in large aperture optical systems

Zhaoyang Li, Tao Wang, Guang Xu, Dawei Li, Jianwei Yu, Weixin Ma, Jian Zhu, Lei Chen, and Yaping Dai  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 718-725 (2013)

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Object image grating self-tiling reduces difficulties of obtaining an ideal grating tiling condition by eliminating three tiling errors in six within a tiled grating. However, this may bring two potential problems: higher requirements of adjustment accuracy and maintaining stability. To examine the application values of this grating tiling configuration, the performance of object image grating self-tiling and traditional grating tiling configurations on accuracy and stability are compared theoretically and experimentally. Adjustment accuracy requirements of two grating tiling configurations are calculated, a comparative experiment of long-term stabilities is demonstrated, and relevant theoretical simulation analyses are developed to explain the experiment results.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(140.7090) Lasers and laser optics : Ultrafast lasers
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(320.5520) Ultrafast optics : Pulse compression

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: October 11, 2012
Revised Manuscript: December 11, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 2012
Published: January 30, 2013

Zhaoyang Li, Tao Wang, Guang Xu, Dawei Li, Jianwei Yu, Weixin Ma, Jian Zhu, Lei Chen, and Yaping Dai, "Research on potential problems of object image grating self-tiling for applications in large aperture optical systems," Appl. Opt. 52, 718-725 (2013)

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