13. Zernike Polynomial and Wavefront Fitting

  1. Daniel Malacara
  1. Virendra N. Mahajan

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch13

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition

How to Cite

Mahajan, V. N. (2007) Zernike Polynomial and Wavefront Fitting, in Optical Shop Testing, Third Edition (ed D. Malacara), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470135976.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Centro de Investigaciones en Optica, A. C., Loma del Bosque # 115 Col. Lomas del Campestre, P.O. Box 1-948, Postal Code 7 150, León, Gto., México

Author Information

  1. The Aerospace Corporation, 2350 E. El Segundo Blvd, El Segundo, CA 90245, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471484042

Online ISBN: 9780470135976

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Keywords:

  • Zernike circle polynomials and wavefront fitting;
  • rotationally symmetric system aberrations;
  • Zernike annular polynomials as balanced aberrations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aberrations of a Rotationally Symmetric System with a Circular Pupil

  • Aberration Function of a System with a Circular Pupil, but Without an Axis of Rotational Symmetry

  • Zernike Annular Polynomials as Balanced Aberrations for Systems with Annular Pupils

  • Determination of Zernike Coefficients From Discrete Wavefront Error Data

  • Summary