~Optical Tunnel & Baffle Design~

Baffle theory
Summary of ideal baffling (formulation by haupt). Complete notes here.

Looking into an optical tunnel.
Lookin inside.

Optical tunnel from outside.
LSST CCD testing tunnel during setup.

Conical knife-edge baffle.
Printed conical knife-edge baffle. Aperture is defined by razors. 3D printed.

Knife-edge mask
Optical tunnel bulkhead with razor aperture for CCD.

Baffle placement.
Placement of baffles inside optical tunnel. From RIGHT: Bulkhead, conical primary baffle, 3 secondary baffles, integratings sphere bulkhead, integrating sphere.

Large Optical Tunnel
Design of a large optical tunnel, AKA dark box.