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Optical Design

WithMichael Schaub

The „eld of optical design can be considered a subset of the larger optical engineering discipline. Previously the domain of a relatively few, highly specialized individuals, optical design is now being performed by a wide range of persons, who may or may not have had a signi„cant amount of optical training. This evolution in the „eld has resulted from a combination

CONTENTS

1.1 Introduction ....................................................................................................1 1.2 Optical Materials............................................................................................2 1.3 Geometric Optics ...........................................................................................4