1 December 1978 Diffraction Evaluation Of General Optical Systems
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Techniques for the Fraunhofer diffraction evaluation of general optical systems have been developed and incorporated in the computer program ACCOS V. No restrictions are made with respect to symmetry, allowing any combination of tilted, decentered or deformed elements, arbitrary off-axis field points, and unusual aperture shapes. Systems with non-uniform illuminance over the image space wavefront (in the presence of pupil aberrations or apodization, for example) are correctly treated. Significant features of the methods used and applications to selected optical systems are discussed.
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Bruce R. Irving, Bruce R. Irving, Gordon H. Spencer, Gordon H. Spencer, Alan P. Strenzwilk, Alan P. Strenzwilk, } "Diffraction Evaluation Of General Optical Systems", Proc. SPIE 0147, Computer-Aided Optical Design, (1 December 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956618; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.956618


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