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Ray-trace in three dimensions through reflective confocal prolate spheroids
Author(s): Gonzalo Paez; Marija Strojnik
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Paper Abstract

Simple, recursive ray-trace equations are presented that describe exactly a ray propagating through a series of coupled, confocal, prolate spheroids. Vector formulation is employed for characterizing the ray propagation in different planes through the spheroid axis of symmetry.

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Date Published: 5 February 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2730, Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics, (5 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231033
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Gonzalo Paez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica, A.C. (Mexico)
Marija Strojnik, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Optica, A.C. (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2730:
Second Iberoamerican Meeting on Optics
Daniel Malacara-Hernandez; Sofia E. Acosta-Ortiz; Ramon Rodriguez-Vera; Zacarias Malacara; Arquimedes A. Morales, Editor(s)

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