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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2013
  • pp: 1240–1247

Iterative method of baffle design for modified Ritchey–Chretien telescope

M. Senthil Kumar, C. S. Narayanamurthy, and A. S. Kiran Kumar  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 6, pp. 1240-1247 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.001240


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Abstract

We developed a baffle design method based on a combination of the results of optical design software and analytical relations formulated herein. The method finds the exact solution for baffle parameters of a modified Ritchey–Chretien telescope by iteratively solving the analytical relations using the actual ray coordinates of the telescope computed with the aid of optical design software. The baffle system so designed not only blocks the direct rays of stray light reaching the image plane but also provides minimum obscuration to imaging light. Based on the iterative method, we proposed a baffle design approach for a rectangular-image-format telescope.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.4100) Imaging systems : Modulation transfer function
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: January 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 12, 2013
Published: February 15, 2013

Citation
M. Senthil Kumar, C. S. Narayanamurthy, and A. S. Kiran Kumar, "Iterative method of baffle design for modified Ritchey–Chretien telescope," Appl. Opt. 52, 1240-1247 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-6-1240

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