Accession Number : AD0757008

Title :   A Beam Focusing Optical System,

Corporate Author : NAVAL ORDNANCE LAB WHITE OAK MD

Personal Author(s) : Albers,Charles J. , Jr

Report Date : 15 OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 68

Abstract : A beam focusing optical system composed of an elliptical primary mirror and a parabolic secondary mirror is investigated using geometrical optics. Design equations are developed and conclusions from ray tracings are given. The data from the ray tracings, as well as the ray tracing computer program, are also included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TELESCOPES, FOCUSING), OPTICAL EQUIPMENT, MIRRORS, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE