Using the principles behind perturbation theory allows designs based on realistic inputs to be iteratively designed, optimized and/or toleranced. A reflective system will be used to illustrate the technique.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design
(220.4298) Optical design and fabrication : Nonimaging optics
R. J. Koshel, "Perturbative Design of Illumination Systems," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper IThA4.
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