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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2006
  • pp: 146–147

Influence of total reflection on the imaging quality of optical systems: comment

A. A. Stahlhofen  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 146-147 (2006)

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A recent study of the influence of the Goos–Hänchen shift on the imaging properties of planar optical systems is commented on. It is shown that the model chosen for a description of the Goos–Hänchen shift must be modified considerably and that there is one more shift in total reflection that will also influence the imaging quality.

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OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment
(220.1010) Optical design and fabrication : Aberrations (global)
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics
(260.6970) Physical optics : Total internal reflection

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A. A. Stahlhofen, "Influence of total reflection on the imaging quality of optical systems: comment," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 146-147 (2006)

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