aplanatic system

aplanatic system

An optical system that is able to produce an image essentially free from spherical aberration and coma.
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Using analytical tools, Kant was the first to solve problems of vector diffraction in aplanatic systems with Seidel aberrations.
Eventually he obtained a general solution for aplanatic systems.
In his 1932 book, Aberration-free Reflecting Surfaces and Systems and New Methods for Testing Them, he discussed the pros and cons of aplanatic systems.