2 February 2009 Reflected beam's direction deviation induced by the corner cube retroreflector
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The direction deviation of the reflected beam induced by the corner cube retroreflector (CCR) is respectively discussed by geometrical optics approach and the principle of physical optics in this paper. A mathematical model was built to calculate the beam's aberration due to the fabrication errors of the CCR. It can be concluded that the centroid direction error of far field spot is much more appropriate to describe the reflection beam's direction deviation for a broad incident beam, and the beam with even intensity distribution should be used to reduce its direction deviation.
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Jian Huang, Jian Huang, Hao Xian, Hao Xian, WenHan Jang, WenHan Jang, } "Reflected beam's direction deviation induced by the corner cube retroreflector", Proc. SPIE 7160, 2008 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology: Optoelectronic Measurement Technology and Applications, 71601J (2 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.805917; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.805917
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