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  • Vol. 73, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1983
  • pp: 1149–1161

Fifth-order aberration theory of gradient-index optics

Stephen D. Fantone  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 73, Issue 9, pp. 1149-1161 (1983)

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The fifth-order aberration coefficients for gradient-index lenses are presented. A procedure for calculation is outlined.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Stephen D. Fantone, "Fifth-order aberration theory of gradient-index optics," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 1149-1161 (1983)

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  1. P. J. Sands, "Third-order aberrations of inhomogeneous lenses," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 60, 1436–1443 (1970).
  2. S. D. Fantone, "Fifth-order aberration theory of gradientindex optics—examples," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 1162–1164 (1983).
  3. H. A. Buchdahl, Optical Aberration Coefficients (Dover, New York, 1968).
  4. S. D. Fantone, "Design, engineering, and manufacturing aspects of gradient index optical components," Ph.D. Thesis (University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1979).
  5. M. P. Rimmer, "Optical aberration coefficients," M.S. Thesis (University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1963).

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