wave aberration

wave aberration

[′wāv ‚ab·ə‚rā·shən]
(optics)
The departure of the geometrical wavefront from a reference sphere with its vertex at the center of the exit pupil and its center of curvature located at the ideal image point; a measure of monochromatic aberration.
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Lombardo, "Wave aberration of human eyes and new descriptors of image optical quality and visual performance," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
This deviation is called the eye's wave aberration. The simplest eye aberrations are nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.
Artal, "Corneal wave aberration from videokeratography: accuracy and limitations of the procedure," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, Optics, Image Science, and Vision, vol.
Age-related changes in monochromatic wave aberrations of the human eye.
The chief ray at the primary wavelength is used as a reference for both ray and wave aberrations calculations.