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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 343–348

Compact thermal viewers

E. V. Druzhkin and T. N. Khatsevich  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 6, pp. 343-348 (2013)

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This paper presents the results of the technical development of various types of compact thermal viewers and describes their characteristics.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(110.3080) Imaging systems : Infrared imaging
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

Original Manuscript: February 11, 2013
Published: June 18, 2013

E. V. Druzhkin and T. N. Khatsevich, "Compact thermal viewers," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 343-348 (2013)

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