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Freeform surfaces for low distortion reflective imagers
Author(s): J. Michael Rodgers
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the use of freeform optical surfaces to control distortion to lower levels than achievable with rotationally symmetric polynomial aspheres. The magnitude of the improvement is illustrated using three different common reflective imager configurations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 November 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 105900Y (27 November 2017);
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J. Michael Rodgers, Synopsys, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10590:
International Optical Design Conference 2017
Peter P. Clark; Julius A. Muschaweck; Richard N. Pfisterer; John R. Rogers, Editor(s)

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