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  • Vol. 68, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1978
  • pp: 1250–1254

Off-center aberrations in nonaligned systems

Rubin Gelles  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 68, Issue 9, pp. 1250-1254 (1978)

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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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