Abstract

Formulas for the wave aberrations introduced into a beam by a prism or a plane grating are derived from the theory of plane symmetric systems. Emphasis is made on the field-dependent aberrations.

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1999 (1)

W. Mao, Y. Xu, “Distortion of optical wedges with a large angle of incidence in a collimated beam,” Opt. Eng. 33, 580–585 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1994 (1)

J. M. Sasian, “How to approach the design of a bilateral symmetrical optical system,” Opt. Eng. 33, 2045–2061 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1988 (1)

1985 (1)

1977 (1)

Barth, C. J.

Hopkins, R. E.

R. E. Hopkins, “Mirror and prism systems,” Military Standardization Handbook 141 (Defense Supply Agency, Washington, D.C., 1962).

Howard, J. W.

Mao, W.

W. Mao, Y. Xu, “Distortion of optical wedges with a large angle of incidence in a collimated beam,” Opt. Eng. 33, 580–585 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Oepts, D.

Sasian, J. M.

J. M. Sasian, “How to approach the design of a bilateral symmetrical optical system,” Opt. Eng. 33, 2045–2061 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Sweatt, W. C.

Welford, W. T.

W. T. Welford, “Thin lens aberrations,” Aberrations of Optical Systems (Adam Hilger, Bristol, UK, 1989), pp. 234–235.

Xu, Y.

W. Mao, Y. Xu, “Distortion of optical wedges with a large angle of incidence in a collimated beam,” Opt. Eng. 33, 580–585 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Opt. (2)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

Opt. Eng. (2)

W. Mao, Y. Xu, “Distortion of optical wedges with a large angle of incidence in a collimated beam,” Opt. Eng. 33, 580–585 (1999).
[CrossRef]

J. M. Sasian, “How to approach the design of a bilateral symmetrical optical system,” Opt. Eng. 33, 2045–2061 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Other (2)

W. T. Welford, “Thin lens aberrations,” Aberrations of Optical Systems (Adam Hilger, Bristol, UK, 1989), pp. 234–235.

R. E. Hopkins, “Mirror and prism systems,” Military Standardization Handbook 141 (Defense Supply Agency, Washington, D.C., 1962).

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