Point spread function artifacts from structured mid-spatial frequency errors

John M. Tamkin, Tom D. Milster

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Abstract

Structured mid-spatial frequency surface errors on aspheric optics can create ghost images and reduced contrast. This reduction in performance is shown to be non-linear with surface height using Fourier methods and plane wave spectrum analysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Optical Design Conference, IODC 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventInternational Optical Design Conference, IODC 2010 - Jackson Hole, WY, United States
Duration: Jun 13 2010Jun 17 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Optical Design Conference, IODC 2010
CountryUnited States
CityJackson Hole, WY
Period6/13/106/17/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Tamkin, J. M., & Milster, T. D. (2010). Point spread function artifacts from structured mid-spatial frequency errors. In International Optical Design Conference, IODC 2010 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).