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Bumps in the Road

Breckinridge, James B. (2014) Bumps in the Road. In: An Optical Believe It or Not: Key Lessons Learned III. Proceedings of SPIE. No.9197. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 919706. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150303-140817829

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I have two subjects I want to talk about today – one is on some historical experiences, and the other is about mistakes made in the development of high-performance optical systems, develop of functional requirements and flow-downs, identification of design approaches for an instrument, etc. One thing I'm working on relates to polarization and how it affects radiometry and the image quality of an optical system and so we’ll spend a little bit of time talking about that. Finally, though the HST failure has been widely covered, a few additional comments are probably also worthy of mention.


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Official Citation:James B. Breckinridge; Bumps in the road. Proc. SPIE 9197, An Optical Believe It or Not: Key Lessons Learned III, 919706 (December 5, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2066922
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