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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1967
  • pp: 457–465

A Littrow–McCubbin High Resolution Infrared Spectrometer

John Overend, A. C. Gilby, J. W. Russell, C. W. Brown, J. Beutel, C. W. Bjork, and H. G. Paulat  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 457-465 (1967)

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We have recently built a vacuum infrared spectrometer with demonstrated capability of resolving 0.03 cm−1. The instrument is designed around a 2.5-m Littrow–McCubbin monochromator and has an effective range of from 1–40 μ. The design, construction, and performance of the instrument are described.

© 1967 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 11, 1966
Published: March 1, 1967

John Overend, A. C. Gilby, J. W. Russell, C. W. Brown, J. Beutel, C. W. Bjork, and H. G. Paulat, "A Littrow–McCubbin High Resolution Infrared Spectrometer," Appl. Opt. 6, 457-465 (1967)

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