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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 9, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1970
  • pp: 2501–2504

Aperture Synthesis Using Independent Telescopes

A. B. Meinel  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 9, Issue 11, pp. 2501-2504 (1970)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.9.002501


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Abstract

Study of a design for a large infrared telescope, consisting of six independent optical systems, shows that it is possible to control the optical path differences and phases such that aperture synthesis can be achieved. A thin compensating prism in each optical path can compensate simultaneously the path errors for all objects in the field of view of the telescope. Design parameters for a 5.6-m system are given.

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Original Manuscript: July 16, 1970
Published: November 1, 1970

Citation
A. B. Meinel, "Aperture Synthesis Using Independent Telescopes," Appl. Opt. 9, 2501-2504 (1970)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-9-11-2501


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