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SMS design and aberrations theory
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Paper Abstract

The SMS, Simultaneous Multiple Surfaces, design was born to Nonimaging Optics applications and is now being applied also to Imaging Optics. In this paper the wave aberration function of a selected SMS design is studied. It has been found the SMS aberrations can be analyzed with a little set of parameters, sometimes two. The connection of this model with the conventional aberration expansion is also presented. To verify these mathematical model two SMS design systems were raytraced and the data were analyzed with a classical statistical methods: the plot of discrepancies and the quadratic average error. Both the tests show very good agreement with the model for our systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8550, Optical Systems Design 2012, 855010 (18 December 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.981163
Show Author Affiliations
Fabio Corrente, ERCIM - Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme (Spain)
Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Pablo Benítez, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Wang Lin, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Juan Carlos Miñano, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
Fernando Muñoz, General Electric España (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8550:
Optical Systems Design 2012
Laurent Mazuray; Daniel G. Smith; Jean-Luc M. Tissot; Tina E. Kidger; Frank Wyrowski; Stuart David; Rolf Wartmann; Jeffrey M. Raynor; Andrew P. Wood; Pablo Benítez; Andreas Erdmann; Marta C. de la Fuente, Editor(s)

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