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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 15, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 1976
  • pp: 3080–3083

Refractive null correctors for aspheric surfaces

Paul L. Ruben  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 3080-3083 (1976)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.15.003080


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Abstract

The usefulness of a refractive null corrector is limited by how closely its aberrated wavefront can match the aspheric surface that requires testing. Guidance in both the design of the asphere to insure its nullability and the design of the null corrector is presented. A functional and constructional compendium of null corrector designs is proffered.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: July 3, 1976
Published: December 1, 1976

Citation
Paul L. Ruben, "Refractive null correctors for aspheric surfaces," Appl. Opt. 15, 3080-3083 (1976)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-15-12-3080


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