30 June 1982 Optical Design With A Pocket Calculator
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Proceedings Volume 0327, Sensor Design Using Computer Tools; (1982) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933358
Event: 1982 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1982, Los Angeles, United States
Abstract
Various optical design techniques and examples are Presented for users of programmable pocket calculators. Third-order analysis and real ray tracing of up to tenth-order aspheric surfaces is performed with available calculator programs. Design examples include the computation of optical path difference (OPD), ray tracing decentered systems, root-mean scuare best focus for spot diagrams, image tilt in an off-axis parabola, a comparison of third-order aberrations relationships, ray tracing with a third-order ray-trace polynomial, third-order spot diagrams, some selected first- and third-order design principles, a comparison of surface profile equations and how to convert between them, and a holographic optical element design example. In addition, the computation of the diffraction point spread function for annular aperture and rectangular aperture systems is described.
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David E. Stoltzmann, David E. Stoltzmann, } "Optical Design With A Pocket Calculator", Proc. SPIE 0327, Sensor Design Using Computer Tools, (30 June 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933358; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933358
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