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  • Vol. 65, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1975
  • pp: 1141–1143

Unobscured-aperture two-mirror systems

Rubin Gelles  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 65, Issue 10, pp. 1141-1143 (1975)

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Two-mirror systems of the type conventionally used as astronomical objectives can be used noncoaxially to avoid the usual central obscuration. Third-order aberration theory is used to derive the conditions under which the primary and secondary mirrors can be tilted and decentered.

Rubin Gelles, "Unobscured-aperture two-mirror systems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 65, 1141-1143 (1975)

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