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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1986
  • pp: 1935–1939

Ray tracing formulas for monoaxial optical components: vectorial formulation

Maria C. Simon and R. M. Echarri  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 12, pp. 1935-1939 (1986)

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The formulas for ray tracing in monoaxial crystals for discontinuity surfaces of arbitrary shape are generalized. The formulas obtained are applied to the case of an achromatic calcite–calcite doublet.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 19, 1985
Published: June 15, 1986

Maria C. Simon and R. M. Echarri, "Ray tracing formulas for monoaxial optical components: vectorial formulation," Appl. Opt. 25, 1935-1939 (1986)

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  1. M. C. Simon, “Ray Tracing Formulas for Monoaxial Optical Components,” Appl. Opt. 22, 354 (1983). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. M. Herzberger, Modern Geometrical Optics (Interscience, New York, 1958).
  3. J. Strong, Concepts of Classical Optics (Freeman, San Francisco, 1958).

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