A path that incorporates freeform surfaces into nodal aberration theory has been discovered. It is applied to reveal a new field dependence that arises in the presence of mount induced error, field conjugate, linear astigmatism.
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K. Fuerschbach, J. P. Rolland, and K. P. Thompson, "Aberration behavior of a classical two-mirror telescope in the presence of mount error using nodal aberration theory," in Frontiers in Optics 2012/Laser Science XXVIII, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper FTu5F.2.
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