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Compact reflective imaging spectrometer utilizing immersed gratings

United States Patent

May 9, 2006
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A compact imaging spectrometer comprising an entrance slit for directing light, a first mirror that receives said light and reflects said light, an immersive diffraction grating that diffracts said light, a second mirror that focuses said light, and a detector array that receives said focused light. The compact imaging spectrometer can be utilized for remote sensing imaging spectrometers where size and weight are of primary importance.
Chrisp; Michael P. (Danville, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
10/ 658,150
September 9, 2003
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.