A simple extension of the paraxial ray trace to nonaligned systems is discussed. It is shown how to calculate third-order aberrations in the meridional plane for center field as well as upper and lower field. An example is given to illustrate a method of design and analysis.
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CorrectionsRubin Gelles, "Errata," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 208_1-208 (1979)