Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 4 (2009)

Aberrational vignetting and eikonal theory

A. Gitin


If an aperture stop is located inside of the real optical system, then variation of an entrance pupil depends on inclination of the incident beam of light rays. This effect called “aberrational vignetting” depends on aberration of the part of the optical system, which is located between the aperture stop and the entrance pupil. A theory of aberrational vignetting has been developed, using the eikonal theory.

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