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Sheng Yuan and Jose Sasian
Sheng Yuan1,* and Jose Sasian1
1College of Optical Sciences, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
*Corresponding author: email@example.com
We apply a new method for optical aberration derivation to anamorphic systems made from toroidal surfaces and obtain a complete set of primary aberration coefficients. This set is written in a form similar to the well-known Seidel aberrations for rotationally symmetrical optical systems and includes first- order quantities only, thus it can be easily applied to anamorphic lens design practice. By tracing four nonskew paraxial marginal and chief rays, the 16 anamorphic primary aberration coefficients can be easily calculated.
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Table 1 Primary Aberration Coefficients for Toroidal Anamorphic Systems
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