27 November 2017 Image formation in coronagraphs due to mirror polarization aberrations
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Proceedings Volume 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017; 105901V (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2291913
Event: International Optical Design Conference - IODC 2017, 2017, Denver, United States
The PSF for astronomical telescopes and instruments depends not only on geometric wavefront aberrations, but also on those polarization aberrations from the polarization properties of reflecting and transmitting surfaces. The image plane irradiance distribution is the linear superposition of four PSF images: one for each of the two orthogonal polarizations and one for each of two cross-coupled polarization terms.
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Russell A. Chipman, Russell A. Chipman, } "Image formation in coronagraphs due to mirror polarization aberrations", Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 105901V (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2291913; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2291913


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