27 November 2017 Ray-pathing: a generalized extension and possible alternative to conventional ray aiming
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Proceedings Volume 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017; 1059013 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284927
Event: International Optical Design Conference - IODC 2017, 2017, Denver, United States
Abstract
Given two points at opposite ends of a sequence of optical surfaces, simultaneously determine the points on each surface of the ray (i.e. path) that connects them. Computationally, this requires repeated solving of symmetric tridiagonal or banded-diagonal matrix equations.
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Alan W. Greynolds, "Ray-pathing: a generalized extension and possible alternative to conventional ray aiming", Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 1059013 (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284927; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284927
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