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21 October 1986 Transverse Ray Aberrations Of Wolter Type 1 Telescopes
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Proceedings Volume 0640, Grazing Incidence Optics; (1986)
Event: 1986 Technical Symposium Southeast, 1986, Orlando, United States
Transverse ray aberration expansions are derived for Wolter type 1 telescopes. The analysis gives third order aberration terms, most of the fifth order terms and two seventh order terms as functions of system parameters and entrance aperture coordinates. The third order distortion is negligible and, therefore, this term is omitted in the expansions. The spot diagrams derived from exact ray tracing and aberration expansions agree well. The importance of fifth and seventh order terms is discussed. The derived aberration expansions are also valid for Wolter type 2 telescopes.
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Timo T. Saha "Transverse Ray Aberrations Of Wolter Type 1 Telescopes", Proc. SPIE 0640, Grazing Incidence Optics, (21 October 1986);


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