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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 10, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1971
  • pp: 2423–2426

Surface Deviations and Imaging Performance

H. F. A. Tschunko  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 11, pp. 2423-2426 (1971)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.10.002423


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Abstract

The wave optical imaging performance of a telescope system is determined for different wavefront deviations. The point spread function, the radial energy integral in the point image, and modulation transfer functions are derived for four different magnitudes of the wavefront deviations. A feasible optimum surface precision of the imaging surfaces can be assessed.

© 1971 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: May 28, 1971
Published: November 1, 1971

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H. F. A. Tschunko, "Surface Deviations and Imaging Performance," Appl. Opt. 10, 2423-2426 (1971)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-10-11-2423

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