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  • Vol. 77, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2010
  • pp: 230–236

The aberrational properties of a thin lens as an element of a composite optical system

V. A. Zverev and I. N. Timoshchuk  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 77, Issue 4, pp. 230-236 (2010)

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Based on the result of an aberrational analysis of a thin lens in air, it is demonstrated that not only stigmatic but also aplanatic correction of third-order aberrations is possible in an image formed by a system of positive lenses, and the conditions for carrying out this correction are determined.

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V. A. Zverev and I. N. Timoshchuk, "The aberrational properties of a thin lens as an element of a composite optical system," J. Opt. Technol. 77, 230-236 (2010)

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