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Analytical Aspects Of The Y-Y Diagram
Author(s): Fernando Jose Lopez-Lopez
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Paper Abstract

An analytical description of the y-S7 diagram is given in terms of plane vectors representing the points and lines in the diagram. This allows for a very powerful and elegant tool for deriving and using the design and synthesis properties of the y-37 diagram. Exact analytical expressions are given to derive the first-order properties of an optical system from its representation in the diagram. The Seidel (third order) aberation coefficients are expressed in terms of variables better suited to the y-Yr diagram, and the description of a computer program that implements these ideas, is included. At the request of a number of participants in the Seminar, a complete bibliography on the y-y diagram is included as an Appendix.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 16 pages
Proc. SPIE 0039, Applications of Geometrical Optics II, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953781
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Fernando Jose Lopez-Lopez, General Dynamics (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0039:
Applications of Geometrical Optics II
Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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