The test of a mirror by the Ronchi method has shown to be very useful for testing concave aspherical mirrors. The analysis of a Ronchi pattern in order to find the experimental deviations of a given mirror whose theoretical shape is known, and the accuracy that can be obtained are described here.
© 1970 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 9, 1970
Published: August 1, 1970
A. Cornejo and D. Malacara, "Ronchi Test of Aspherical Surfaces, Analysis, and Accuracy," Appl. Opt. 9, 1897-1901 (1970)