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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2000
  • pp: 34–39

Aberrations from a prism and a grating

José M. Sasián  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 1, pp. 34-39 (2000)

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Formulas for the wave aberrations introduced into a beam by a prism or a plane grating are derived from the theory of plane symmetric systems. Emphasis is made on the field-dependent aberrations.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(080.1010) Geometric optics : Aberrations (global)
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design

Original Manuscript: April 30, 1999
Revised Manuscript: September 30, 1999
Published: January 1, 2000

José M. Sasián, "Aberrations from a prism and a grating," Appl. Opt. 39, 34-39 (2000)

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