Abstract

Computing formulas are presented for tracing skew rays through optical systems containing cylindrical and toric surfaces of arbitrary orientation and position. Particular attention is given to the treatment of diffraction gratings and a vector form of the diffraction law is suggested.

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Allen, W.

W. Allen and J. Snyder, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 42, 243 (1952).

di Francia, T.

T. di Francia, Contributed article on the Ronchi Test, "Optical image evaluation," NBS Circ. 526, 165 (1954).

Feder, D.

D. Feder, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 630 (1951).

Guild, J.

J. Guild, The Interference Systems of Crossed Diffraction Gratings (Oxford University Press, New York, 1956), p. 23.

Herzberger, M.

M. Herzberger, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 805 (1951).

M. Herzberger, Modern Geometrical Optics (Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York, 1958), Chap. V.

Minkowski, R.

R. Minkowski, Astrophys. J. 96, 305 (1942).

Murray, A.

A. Murray, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 44, 672 (1954).

Okazaki, B.

H. Yoshinaga, B. Okazaki, and S. Tatsuoka, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 437 (1960).

Rosendahl, G.

G. Rosendahl, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 51, 1 (1961).

Snyder, J.

W. Allen and J. Snyder, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 42, 243 (1952).

Tatsuoka, S.

H. Yoshinaga, B. Okazaki, and S. Tatsuoka, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 437 (1960).

Yoshinaga, H.

H. Yoshinaga, B. Okazaki, and S. Tatsuoka, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 437 (1960).

Other

D. Feder, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 630 (1951).

W. Allen and J. Snyder, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 42, 243 (1952).

A. Murray, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 44, 672 (1954).

M. Herzberger, Modern Geometrical Optics (Interscience Publishers, Inc., New York, 1958), Chap. V.

G. Rosendahl, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 51, 1 (1961).

H. Yoshinaga, B. Okazaki, and S. Tatsuoka, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 50, 437 (1960).

M. Herzberger, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 805 (1951).

R. Minkowski, Astrophys. J. 96, 305 (1942).

T. di Francia, Contributed article on the Ronchi Test, "Optical image evaluation," NBS Circ. 526, 165 (1954).

J. Guild, The Interference Systems of Crossed Diffraction Gratings (Oxford University Press, New York, 1956), p. 23.

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