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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1949
  • pp: 919–920

Secondary Color in Optical Relay Systems

R. E. HOPKINS  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 39, Issue 11, pp. 919-920 (1949)

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Secondary color is usually a serious aberration in optical relay systems. It is shown that it can always be reduced to the tolerance but usually at the expense of increased field curvature. The theory shows that the field lenses should be made as large as possible.

R. E. HOPKINS, "Secondary Color in Optical Relay Systems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 39, 919-920 (1949)

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