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Posted by Dave Wilson on November 20, 2001 01:45:01 UTC

Hi Matt,
While I was working on my design I got a lot of insight understanding illumination percentage by playing with Newt. It's a design program that lets you change parameters and calculate their effect. I found that I had to increase my tube diameter larger than I would have thought,among other things. Anyway,you can get to it from:

http://home.att.net/~dale.keller/index.htm

Good luck!
Dave

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