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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2013
  • pp: 104–106

Designing and testing wide-angle IR objectives

O. A. Lebedev, V. S. Nuzhin, and S. V. Solk  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 2, pp. 104-106 (2013)

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This paper discusses the design and testing of wide-angle IR objectives that operate in the 3–5 μm and 8–12 μm spectral regions, intended for panoramic surveillance systems. A technique is described for measuring distortion, using a photodetector array.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication

Original Manuscript: July 9, 2012
Published: April 9, 2013

O. A. Lebedev, V. S. Nuzhin, and S. V. Solk, "Designing and testing wide-angle IR objectives," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 104-106 (2013)

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