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Comparison of geometrical and diffraction point-spread functions
Author(s): Virendra N. Mahajan
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Paper Abstract

In this review paper, the geometrical point-spread function (PSF) of an optical imaging system aberrated by a primary aberration is discussed and compared with the corresponding diffraction PSF. The defocused PSF of an otherwise aberration-free system is also discussed briefly.

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Date Published: 29 April 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3729, Selected Papers from International Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics '98, (29 April 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.346821
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Virendra N. Mahajan, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3729:
Selected Papers from International Conference on Optics and Optoelectronics '98
Kehar Singh; Om Prakash Nijhawan; Arun Kumar Gupta; A. K. Musla, Editor(s)

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