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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2686–2689

Effect of defocus on on-axis wave aberration of a centered optical system

George Smith, David A. Atchison, and Sergio Barbero  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 11, pp. 2686-2689 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.23.002686


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Abstract

We derive equations for defocus and primary spherical wave aberration coefficients caused by a shift in image plane of a perfect optical system. The spherical aberration equation is accurate at describing changes in the spherical aberration of an aberrated schematic eye.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 3, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2006

Virtual Issues
Vol. 1, Iss. 12 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
George Smith, David A. Atchison, and Sergio Barbero, "Effect of defocus on on-axis wave aberration of a centered optical system," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 2686-2689 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-23-11-2686

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