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Swept conics: single mirror transformers
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Paper Abstract

A class of optical surfaces called 'Swept Conics' or 'Conical Spheroids' can be used to transform wavefronts from point sources to diffraction limited line or arc images, and vice versa.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010, 76521Y (9 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.870957
Show Author Affiliations
Paul K. Manhart, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
K. Scott Ellis, Photon Engineering LLC (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7652:
International Optical Design Conference 2010
Julie Bentley; Anurag Gupta; Richard N. Youngworth, Editor(s)

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