Computer Algebra and Geometrical Optics II:
The Eikonal of a Symmetric Optical System
André Heck and Marc Biemond
CAN Expertise Center, Kruislaan 413, 1098 SJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Many computations in geometrical optics are traditionally done by
pencil and paper. In this paper we shall show how a computer algebra
system is a convenient and efficient tool for computing the eikonal of an
axially symmetric optical system.
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