A simple extension of the paraxial ray trace to nonaligned systems is discussed. It is shown how to calculate third-order aberrations in the meridional plane for center field as well as upper and lower field. An example is given to illustrate a method of design and analysis.
© 1978 Optical Society of America
Rubin Gelles, "Off-center aberrations in nonaligned systems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 68, 1250-1254 (1978)
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