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Handbook of Optical Systems, Volume 3, Aberration Theory and Correction of Optical Systems

ISBN: 978-3-527-40379-0
780 pages
April 2007
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Written by industrial experts, this six-volume, full-color handbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the calculation, layout and understanding of optical systems, combining for the first time theoretical aspects of optical modeling with practical optical design.
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Table of Contents



29 Aberrations.

29.1 Introduction.

29.2 Power Series Expansions.

29.3 Chromatic Aberrations.

29.4 Primary Aberrations.

29.5 Pupil Aberrations.

29.6 High-order Aberrations.

29.7 Zernike Polynomials.

29.8 Special Aberration Formulae.

29.9 Literature.

30 Image Quality Criteria.

30.1 Introduction.

30.2 Geometrical Aberrations.

30.3 Wave Aberrations.

30.4 Strehl Ratio.

30.5 Special Criteria.

30.6 Criteria for PSF and Intensity Distributions.

30.7 Point Resolution.

30.8 Depth of Focus.

30.9 MTF Criteria.

30.10 Edge Criteria.

30.11 Line Criteria.

30.12 Encircled Energy.

30.13 Special Criteria.

30.14 Distortion.

30.15 Color Aberrations.

30.16 Transmission and Illumination.

30.17 Field Dependence of the Quality.

30.18 Statistical Aberrations.

30.19 Special Aspects.

30.20 Literature.

31 Correction of Aberrations.

31.1 Strategies.

31.2 Monochromatic Aberrations.

31.3 Chromatic Aberrations.

31.4 Coexistence of Aberrations.

31.5 Literature.

32 Principles of Optimization.

32.1 Introduction.

32.2 Numerics of Optimization.

32.3 Constraints.

32.4 Local Solution Methods.

32.5 Global Optimization Methods.

32.6 Optimization of Optical Systems.

32.7 Starting Systems in Lens Design.

32.8 Controlling the Optimization Process.

32.9 Literature.

33 Optimization Process.

33.1 General Aspects.

33.2 Properties of Microscope Objective Lenses.

33.3 Development of a Monochromatic High NA Microscope Lens.

33.4 Literature.

34 Special Correction Features.

34.1 Aspherical Surfaces.

34.2 Gradient Index Media.

34.3 Systems with Diffractive Elements.

34.4 Non-axisymmetrical Systems.

34.5 Literature.

35 Tolerancing.

35.1 Introduction.

35.2 Tolerances for Optical Elements and Optical Systems.

35.3 Decenter and Tilt Tolerances.

35.4 Tolerance Costs.

35.5 Tolerances, Compensators and Adjustment.

35.6 Tolerance Distributions.

35.7 Practical Tolerancing.

35.8 Prism Tolerances.

35.9 Literature.

A2 Optical Design Software OptaliX.

A2.1 Introduction.

A2.2 Program User Interface.

A2.3 Configuration and System Data.

A2.4 Surface Data.

A2.5 Worked Examples.

A2.6 Optical Design Import and Export.

A2.7 OpTaliX-PRO Capabilities.

A2.8 Obtaining OpTaliX-LT.


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