Technical issues in focal plane development April 21-22, 1981, Washington, D.C.

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Published by SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering in Bellingham, Wash .

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StatementEsther Krikorian, William S. Chan, chairmen/editors.
SeriesProceedings of SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 282
ContributionsKrikorian, Esther, 1926-, Chan, William S., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsTA1632 .T42 1981
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Paginationvi, 130 p. :
Number of Pages130
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Open LibraryOL3787300M
ISBN 100892523158
LC Control Number81051928

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The front and rear (or back) focal planes are defined as the planes, perpendicular to the optic axis, which pass through the front and rear focal points. An object infinitely far from the optical system forms an image at the rear focal plane.

For objects a finite distance away, the image is formed at a different location, but rays that leave the object parallel to one another cross at the rear. There are two focal planes, front and rear. To quote Wikipedia: The front and rear (or back) focal planes are defined as the planes, perpendicular to the optic axis, which pass through the front and rear focal points.

So, what that means is that everything at the focal plane will be perfectly in focus. That's a simplification, lens optics are not so perfect that the entire field of view.

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(1) The focal plane represents the area in a camera where light is focused. In digital cameras and digital video recorders the CCD rests on the focal plane. (2) A focal plane shutter is a type of photographic shutter used in 35mm SLR cameras.

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Before discussing my evaluation of the two lenses, let's consider the technical issues that led to the development of the Di series. With most conventional lenses, light reflected from the subject strikes the image plane at an increasingly oblique angle as you move toward the edges of the image.

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Remains to have a look at the focal length: which is the distance from the optical center of the lens (when adjusted for infinity) to the focal plane. The optical center of the lens is the theoretical point where incoming light rays converge and cross each other.

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