A mathematical method to identity aspheric surfaces of revolution is described. A spherical mechanical probe contacts the surface to be measured in the profilometric apparatus used. The method corrects for tilt, decentering, and the use of a non-point contact probe.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Héctor Aceves-Campos, "Profile Identification of Aspheric Lenses," Appl. Opt. 37, 8149-8150 (1998)