The Principles of Astronomical Telescope Design (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 14, 2010 - Science - 656 pages
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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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Contents

Fundamentals of Optical Telescopes
1
Mirror Design For Optical Telescopes
87
Telescope Structures and Control System
141
Advanced Techniques for Optical Telescopes
223
Space Telescope Projects and their Development
308
Fundamentals of Radio Telescopes
339
Radio Telescope Design
377
Millimeter and Submillimeter Wavelength Telescopes
442
Infrared Ultraviolet XRay and Gamma Ray Telescopes
501
Gravitational Wave Cosmic Ray and Dark Matter Telescopes
549
Review of Astronomical Telescopes
587
Appendix A Abbreviations of Telescope Names
607
Appendix B Prefixes for Standard Units
613
Index
615
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