The Principles of Astronomical Telescope Design (Google eBook)
This book presents a complete summary of the author's twenty five years of experience in telescope design. It provides a general introduction to every aspect of telescope design. It also discusses the theory behind telescope design in depth, which makes it a good reference book for professionals. It covers Radio, Infrared, Optical, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray wavelengths. Originally published in Chinese.
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Fundamentals of Optical Telescopes
Mirror Design For Optical Telescopes
Telescope Structures and Control System
Advanced Techniques for Optical Telescopes
Space Telescope Projects and their Development
Fundamentals of Radio Telescopes
Radio Telescope Design
Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelength Telescopes
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