1 March 1992 Modernizing the teaching of advanced geometric optics
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Proceedings Volume 1603, Education in Optics; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.57869
Event: Education in Optics, 1991, Leningrad, Russian Federation
Abstract
Advanced geometric optics has been traditionally presented to students as subjects of great mathematical complexity. In addition, there is confusion and misunderstanding about the nature of aberrations. We show here how to improve understanding and make the material more enjoyable through the use of the following pedagogic devices: (1) A matrix approach to paraxial optics. (2) A numerical treatment of non-paraxial optics and aberrations.
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Allen Nussbaum, "Modernizing the teaching of advanced geometric optics", Proc. SPIE 1603, Education in Optics, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.57869; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.57869
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