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Principles of lens design
Author(s): Michael J. Kidger
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we will mainly discuss the two first-order chromatic aberrations and the five third-order aberrations.

Following a discussion of the aberrations of single surfaces, we discuss the aberrations of thin lenses, and then consider how aberration correction is achieved in some interesting cases.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 24 pages
Proc. SPIE 10263, Lens Design: A Critical Review, 1026304 (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131967
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Michael J. Kidger, Kidger Optics Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10263:
Lens Design: A Critical Review
Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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