Folk wisdom in optical design

This paper outlines techniques which, if borne in mind during the system conceptualization and design phases, can improve efficiency, effectiveness, and ultimate performance. Costs, mechanical constraints, parts choice, specification and procurement, available adjustments, alignment sequence and retention, deterioration of performance with aging, and other factors are considered.

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