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Laboratuarlar 07 July 2014
Course Details
Course Title
Introduction to Aberrations
Code
OPE545
Course Info
Preliminaries: Geometry and Coordinate systems, Optical path, optical path difference, Axially symmetric systems and other types, Geometrical wavefront propagation and aberration theory goals. Images and their relationship to the geometrical wavefront, Review of pupils and field and aperture vectors. Wave and ray aberrations: Wave aberration function scalar and vector representation, Classification of wavefront aberrations, Fourth order and sixth order aberrations, Aberration coefficients, Wavefans, meridional and sagittal, Chromatic aberrations, Transverse ray aberrations, Relation to wave aberrations, Ray fans, Spot diagrams and grid choice, Caustics, Change of reference sphere, Interferometric representation, Point Spread function, Aberrated spread function, Rayleigh-Strehl ratio, Aberration balancing, Focus, tilt, spherical aberration, coma, astigmatism. Aberration Coefficients: Seidel sums, Petzval field curvature, Spherical aberration, Field dependent aberration, Stop shift, Special surfaces, Structural aberration coefficients.
Credit
3
ECTS
6
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