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
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557528933
DOIs
StatePublished - 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). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/iodc.2010.itud4