OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 11, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1972
  • pp: 2833–2839

Using Computer Generated Holograms to Test Aspheric Wavefronts

J. C. Wyant and V. P. Bennett  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 11, Issue 12, pp. 2833-2839 (1972)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.11.002833


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1468 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The use of computer generated holograms for the testing of aspheric wavefronts is described. An analysis of the errors produced by emulsion movement, incorrect hologram size and position, and distortion in hologram plotter and photoreduction lens is given, and it is shown that all the errors are proportional to the slope of the aspheric wavefront. Experimental results verifying the error analysis are shown for testing rotationally nonsymmetric wavefronts having slopes as large as 125 waves per radius and departures as large as sixty-five waves.

© 1972 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: June 28, 1972
Published: December 1, 1972

Citation
J. C. Wyant and V. P. Bennett, "Using Computer Generated Holograms to Test Aspheric Wavefronts," Appl. Opt. 11, 2833-2839 (1972)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-11-12-2833


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. A. Offner, Appl. Opt. 2, 153 (1963). [CrossRef]
  2. A. B. Meinel, Technical Report I, Introduction to Design of Astronomical Telescope (University of Arizona Press, Tucson1965), p. 66.
  3. R. Hilbert, M. Rimmer, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 59, 485 (1969).
  4. R. E. Fischer, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 61, 655 (1971). [CrossRef]
  5. W. J. Smith, Appl. Opt. 10, 2389 (1971).
  6. R. E. Parks, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 62, 726 (1972).
  7. J. Pastor, Appl. Opt. 8, 525 (1969).
  8. J. Pastor, J. S. Harris, G. E. Evans, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 58, 1556A (1968). [CrossRef]
  9. A. J. MacGovern, J. C. Wyant, Appl. Opt. 10, 619 (1971). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. J. C. Wyant, A. J. MacGovern, International Symposium Application de l’Holographie, Besangon, France, July 1970.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited