Violation of Abbe’s sine condition is well known to cause coma in axisymmetric imaging systems. We define non-symmetric violations and show how they come from misaligned optical systems and how they cause image degradations.
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(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.1010) Optical design and fabrication : Aberrations (global)
(110.3925) Imaging systems : Metrics
J. H. Burge, C. Zhao, and M. B. Dubin, "Use of the Abbe Sine Condition to Quantify Alignment Aberrations in Optical Imaging Systems," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper ITuD5.
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