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Optical Engineering

Coma And Astigmatism Versus Field Angle And F/Number: A Simple Look
Author(s): Joseph M. Geary
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Paper Abstract

A simple and concise method of depicting the relative competition of third order coma and astigmatism as a simultaneous function of field angle and f/number is presented, using a mirror and a thin lens as examples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1980
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 19(6) doi: 10.1117/12.7972636
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 19, Issue 6
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Joseph M. Geary, Air Force Weapons Laboratory (United States)


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