The effects introduced by a plane diffraction grating on the diffracted wave front when a quasi-plane beam incides on it are calculated. These effects are evaluated by ray tracing and by analytical expressions.
© 1985 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 9, 1985
Published: September 15, 1985
Mirta A. Gil and Juan M. Simon, "Diffraction grating and optical aberrations: a new and exact formulation," Appl. Opt. 24, 2956-2958 (1985)