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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1933
  • pp: 84–87

A Multiple Prism Glass Spectrograph

D. H. RANK  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 23, Issue 3, pp. 84-87 (1933)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.23.000084


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Abstract

A spectrograph has been designed and constructed by the author which has the following characteristics: (1) It can be used to solve nearly every problem which requires the use of a glass prism spectrograph and a number of problems for which a 21-foot grating is usually required. (2) In the violet it is equivalent to a 21-foot 15,000 lines to the inch grating, in the second order with respect to resolving power and dispersion, and is free from ghosts. (3) The mounting is arranged in such a manner that more than 20 combinations are available by rather simple adjustments, giving a wide range of photographic speeds and dispersion. (Table I shows dispersion obtainable with different combinations of prisms and lenses.) (4) The spectrograph was constructed in our shop at a cost for optics and materials no greater than the cost of a small ready made single prism spectrograph.

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D. H. RANK, "A Multiple Prism Glass Spectrograph," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 23, 84-87 (1933)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-23-3-84


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References

  1. J. S. Foster, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 8, 373 (1924).
  2. P. Weiss and R. Fortrat-Archives des Sciences 35, 5–27 (1913).
  3. Urey, Brickwedde and Murphy, Phys. Rev. 40, 1 (1932).
  4. Rank, Phys. Rev. 42, 446 (1932).

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