Abstract

Four examples are presented as verification of the validity and the usefulness of the equations derived earlier [ J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73, 1149– 1161 ( 1983)]. In each example, the aberration coefficients derived by algebraic methods are compared with those obtained from ray-trace data to a seventh-order aberration polynomial including ninth-order spherical aberration and distortion. In all cases good agreement is obtained between the two methods.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Fifth-order aberration theory of gradient-index optics

Stephen D. Fantone
J. Opt. Soc. Am. 73(9) 1149-1161 (1983)

Seventh-order aberrations of gradient-index media with axial symmetry

Leon Magiera
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 12(4) 794-800 (1995)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (9)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription