This paper discusses ways to increase such quality indices of infrared optical systems as thermal nonmisalignability and transmittance. A design is proposed that makes it possible to efficiently monitor the state of the coatings of the working surfaces of optical elements inside an optical system.
© 2012 OSA
Original Manuscript: October 7, 2011
Published: December 31, 2012
S. V. Solk and O. A. Lebedev, "A thermally nonmisalignable infrared objective," J. Opt. Technol. 79, 775-776 (2012)