Abstract

The line spread function and edge spread function for incoherent illumination are expressed in terms of the transfer function in the presence of rotationally nonsymmetric aberrations. A sampling theorem is derived which expresses the edge spread function in terms of sampled values of the line spread function. Typical numerical results are presented for third-order coma.

© 1965 Optical Society of America

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