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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Vol. 16, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1999
  • pp: 2307–2309

Rayleigh wave-front criterion: comment

Adriaan van den Bos  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 9, pp. 2307-2309 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.16.002307


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Abstract

A correction is presented to a quantitative study [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 55, 572 (1965)] of Rayleigh’s criterion for allowable wave-front amplitude aberration. Also, for comparison, Maréchal’s alternative root-mean-square criterion is evaluated under the same conditions.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

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(080.1010) Geometric optics : Aberrations (global)
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment

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Adriaan van den Bos, "Rayleigh wave-front criterion: comment," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 2307-2309 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-16-9-2307

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