We describe the aberrations induced by introducing micromirrors into the object space of a microscope. These play a critical role in determining the accuracy of recent three-dimensional particle tracking methods based on such devices.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy
A. J. Berglund, M. D. McMahon, J. J. McClelland, and J. A. Liddle, "Imaging Response of Optical Microscopes Containing Angled Micromirrors," in Advances in Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper NWB5.
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