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: heck@can.nl, marcb@can.nl

Abstract:

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.

Computer Algebra in Industry 2 Edited by A.M. Cohen, L. van Gastel and S.M. Verduyn Lunel
© 1995 John Wiley & Sons Ltd


Reproduced by permission of John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 1995

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