OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 66, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1976
  • pp: 938–941

Imaging analysis of mirrors from normal to grazing incidence

Dietrich Korsch  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 66, Issue 9, pp. 938-941 (1976)

View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (327 KB)

Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools



An exact, closed-form solution giving the relation between object and image coordinates for an arbitrary reflective surface is derived. Approximations for the case of near-normal incidence and for the case of grazing incidence are given.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

Dietrich Korsch, "Imaging analysis of mirrors from normal to grazing incidence," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 938-941 (1976)

Sort:  Author  |  Journal  |  Reset


  1. K. Schwarzschild, Untersuchungen zur geometrischen Optik, II, (Astr. Mitth. Königl. Sternw. Göttingen, 1905), p. 8.
  2. D. Korsch, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 63, 667 (1973).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited