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General sine condition for plane-symmetric imaging systems and some example aplanatic designs
Author(s): Chunyu Zhao
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Paper Abstract

General sine condition for plane-symmetric imaging system has been derived before. If satisfied, an optical system is free of all aberrations with linear field dependence. In this paper, we use Welford's isoplanatism theorem for nonsymmetric systems to corroborate the general sine condition. We also present some special types of plane-symmetric aplanatic imaging systems to show the effectiveness of the condition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006, 634209 (12 July 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.692196
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Chunyu Zhao, College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6342:
International Optical Design Conference 2006
G. Groot Gregory; Joseph M. Howard; R. John Koshel, Editor(s)

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