Accession Number : ADD013400

Title :   Method of Measuring Spherical Aberration and Apparatus Therefor.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 11 Apr 85, patented 29 Sep 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Geary, Joseph M ; Peterson, Phillip R

Report Date : 29 Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : An optical testing method and apparatus employing a non-interferometric technique technique, making use of axial intensity information, in which the intensity of the light pattern along the optical axis is calibrated to achieve improved measurement of spherical aberration.

Descriptors :   *OPTICAL PROPERTIES, *PATTERNS, *TEST AND EVALUATION, *PATENTS, INTENSITY, LIGHT

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE