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Monochromatic Third-Order Aberrations

  • Antonio Romano
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Part of the Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Technology book series (MSSET)

Abstract

In Chapter 2 we presented the paraxial or Gaussian theory, which describes the propagation of light across an optical system S, but only for rays that are close to the optical axis a and that subtend small angles with it. We showed that, under these conditions, the correspondence between an assigned pair of object and image planes π and π′ is given by the linear relations

Keywords

Gaussian Approximation Object Point Gaussian Image Angular Function Entrance Pupil 
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© Birkhäuser Boston 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni “R. Caccioppoli”Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”NapoliItaly

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