Accession Number:

ADA023241

Title:

Evaluation of Nearly Parallel Light Beams Using a Penta-Prism.

Descriptive Note:

Project rept.,

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LINCOLN LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-08-11

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

The use of a penta-prism to measure the divergance of different elements of a collimated beam of light is analyzed. Measurements of the beam from the Airborne Optics 23-inch collimator show the maximum divergance of rays from parallelism to be about 0.000030 radians. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Optical Detection and Detectors
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE