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  • Vol. 5, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 1988
  • pp: 1322–1327

Self-imaging with nonparabolic approximation of spherical wave fronts

Krzysztof Patorski and Sylwester Kozak  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 5, Issue 8, pp. 1322-1327 (1988)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.5.001322


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Abstract

An analytical study of the influence of the diffraction process aberrations on the self-imaging phenomenon is presented. It is found that in a nonparabolic approximation of spherical waves there exists a range of self-imaging configurations of nonunity magnifications with a considerably reduced field of view that is free of image-line deformations and contrast variations. An experimental verification of the principles derived is given.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 4, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: March 28, 1988
Published: August 1, 1988

Citation
Krzysztof Patorski and Sylwester Kozak, "Self-imaging with nonparabolic approximation of spherical wave fronts," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 5, 1322-1327 (1988)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-5-8-1322


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