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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2004
  • pp: 2406–2413

Strehl ratio for focusing into biaxially birefringent media

Sjoerd Stallinga  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 2406-2413 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.21.002406


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Abstract

The Strehl ratio for focusing into biaxially birefringent media with small birefringence is investigated. An analytical expression for the Strehl ratio as a function of the polarization and birefringence parameters is derived in the paraxial limit from a generalization of the scalar aberration theory. The expression agrees well with results of a numerical calculation.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(210.4770) Optical data storage : Optical recording
(260.1440) Physical optics : Birefringence
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

History
Original Manuscript: February 19, 2004
Revised Manuscript: June 11, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 2004
Published: December 1, 2004

Citation
Sjoerd Stallinga, "Strehl ratio for focusing into biaxially birefringent media," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 2406-2413 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-21-12-2406

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