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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1983
  • pp: 354–360

Ray tracing formulas for monoaxial optical components

Maria C. Simon  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 354-360 (1983)

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A formalism which allows finite ray tracing through monoaxial crystals was developed starting from Maxwell’s equations. The derived formulas were applied to a Wollaston prism in convergent light and spot diagrams were obtained.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 13, 1982
Published: January 15, 1983

Maria C. Simon, "Ray tracing formulas for monoaxial optical components," Appl. Opt. 22, 354-360 (1983)

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