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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 2010
  • pp: 5374–5377

Zernike coefficients of a scaled pupil

Virendra N. Mahajan  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 28, pp. 5374-5377 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.005374


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Abstract

By expressing a scaled Zernike radial polynomial as a linear combination of the unscaled radial polynomials, we give a simple derivation for determining the Zernike coefficients of an aberration function of a scaled pupil in terms of their values for a corresponding unscaled pupil.

OCIS Codes
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.1010) Optical design and fabrication : Aberrations (global)

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: July 28, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 9, 2010
Published: September 24, 2010

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Vol. 5, Iss. 14 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Virendra N. Mahajan, "Zernike coefficients of a scaled pupil," Appl. Opt. 49, 5374-5377 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-49-28-5374


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