Nodal Aberration Theory (NAT) was discovered in 1977 and was last presented at this conference 25 years ago. This paper presents recent discoveries and why this theory is gaining in relevance for the future.
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(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.1140) Optical design and fabrication : Alignment
(080.1005) Geometric optics : Aberration expansions
K. P. Thompson, T. Schmid, P. Kao, and J. P. Rolland, "Recent Discoveries from Nodal Aberration Theory," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper IThB2.