8 September 1995 Ray-trace equations through three-dimensional reflective on-axis confocal prolate spheroids
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Simple, recursive ray-trace equations are presented that exactly describe the propagation of a ray through a series of coupled, confocal, prolate spheroids. A vector representation is used for characterizing ray-propagation in different planes through the spheroid axis of symmetry.
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Marija Strojnik, "Ray-trace equations through three-dimensional reflective on-axis confocal prolate spheroids", Proc. SPIE 2552, Infrared Technology XXI, (8 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218208; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.218208
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