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Aplanatism And Colour Aplanatism For Holographic Optical Elements
Author(s): Reiner Guther
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Paper Abstract

A surface element of a holographic optical element (HOE) deflects two given rays into two given output rays. This advantage in comparison with a refracting surface element permits a simple solution for the attainment of aplanatism. The aplanatism ensures a good image quality in an image plane the coordinate axes of which are two spatial coordinates. If a HOE is used for spectroscopic purposes then the image plane is described by a spatial and a wavelength coordinate. For this case the usual aplanatism is generalized to colour aplanatism. A condition and examples are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1183, Holography '89, (12 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963890
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Reiner Guther, Zentralinstitut fur Optik und Spektroskopie (GDR)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1183:
Holography '89
Yuri N. Denisyuk; Tung H. Jeong, Editor(s)

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