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Astronomical Optics and Elasticity Theory Active Optics Methods

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ISBN-10: 3540689044

ISBN-13: 9783540689041

Edition: 2009

Authors: G�rard Ren� Lemaitre

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After an extensive introduction to optics and elasticity, this book discusses variable curvature and multimode deformable mirrors as well as active optics, its theory and applications. It also looks at optical design utilizing the Schmidt concept and various types of Schmidt correctors.
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Book details

List price: $129.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 575
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Provisional table of contents:
Introduction to Optics and Elasticity.
Dioptrics and Elasticity - Variable Curvature Mirrors (VCMs).
Active optics correction of Third-order aberrations.
Optical design with the Schmidt concept - Telescopes and Spectrographs.
Schmidt correctors and diffraction gratings aspherized by active optics.
Shell theory and aspherization of axisymmetric mirrors - Meniscus, Vase and Biplate forms.
Active optics with Multimode Derformable Mirrors (MDMs).
Active supporting of large telescope mirrors.
Singlet lenses and elasticity theory of thin plates.
X-rays telescopes and elasticity theory of shells.
Portrait gallery.