Double-curvature surfaces in mirror system design

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The use in mirror system design of double-curvature surfaces such as sections of toroids or ellipsoids is discussed. Four design examples are presented that illustrate how double-curvature surfaces could be used to advantage in mirror system design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)183-188
Number of pages6
JournalOptical Engineering
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1997


  • Aspheric mirrors
  • Optical design
  • Reflective optics
  • Toroids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering(all)

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