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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 1992
  • pp: 5915–5917

Aspheric mirror with constant angular magnification

Nikola Radić and Željko Andreić  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 28, pp. 5915-5917 (1992)

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A closed-form solution for the shape of an aspheric mirror with a constant angular magnification is presented. The focal surface of such a mirror is derived. The advantages of the proposed design over the spherical mirror for application in the all-sky camera are discussed.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 16, 1992
Published: October 1, 1992

Nikola Radić and Željko Andreić, "Aspheric mirror with constant angular magnification," Appl. Opt. 31, 5915-5917 (1992)

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