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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 35 — Dec. 10, 2013
  • pp: 8554–8561

Third-order aberration design of optical systems optimized for specific object distance

Antonín Mikš and Jiří Novák  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 35, pp. 8554-8561 (2013)

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This work deals with an analysis of an influence of the third-order aberration design of an optical system for a specific position of the object on the diameter of the circle of confusion, the centroid of the spot diagram, and the position of the optimum image. Explicit analytical formulas are derived for the calculation of fundamental third-order aberration coefficients for an arbitrary value of the transverse magnification of the optical system. Analytical formulas are also derived for the calculation of the third-order aberrations of an optical system composed of several components.

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OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(220.1000) Optical design and fabrication : Aberration compensation
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses
(080.2468) Geometric optics : First-order optics

ToC Category:
Geometric Optics

Original Manuscript: October 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 8, 2013
Published: December 6, 2013

Antonín Mikš and Jiří Novák, "Third-order aberration design of optical systems optimized for specific object distance," Appl. Opt. 52, 8554-8561 (2013)

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