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ABBE SINE CONDITION [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mathematics
  • Optics
CONT

An identity involving the second partial derivatives of the characteristic function of an optical system leads to an important relation that must be satisfied if a surface element containing a point source is to be imaged accurately into a corresponding surface element at the image point. This is Abbe's sine condition (...)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mathématiques
  • Optique
OBS

aplanétique : qui ne présente pas d'aberration géométrique.

Spanish

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