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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 1997
  • pp: 9105–9106

Strehl Ratio Split for Production—Limited Optics

R. Blendowske and W. Vollrath  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 34, pp. 9105-9106 (1997)

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A Strehl Ratio (SR) decomposition for diffraction limited optics is proposed leading to a criterion of SR ≥ 97% for perfect—production optics.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

R. Blendowske and W. Vollrath, "Strehl Ratio Split for Production—Limited Optics," Appl. Opt. 36, 9105-9106 (1997)

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