Monochromator designs with aberration corrected gratings

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A series of Seya-Namioka monochromators using concave aberration corrected holographic gratings have been designed to cover the spectrum from 180-900 nm. This broad wavelength range (4.5 octaves) severely tests the aberration correction ability of this monochromator. All holographic Seya-Namioka monochromators displayed severe loss of resolution at one or both ends of the spectrum. Over this wavelength range, when compared at equal f/#, the Littrow and Czerny-Turner monochromators outperform the holographic Seya-Namioka monochromator for resolution specifications less than 0.6 nm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-445
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Sep 16 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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