Synthesis of arbitrary ABCD-systems based on the Iwasawa decomposition

M.J. Bastiaans, T. Alieva

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Abstract

Based on the Iwasawa decomposition of a lossless first-order optical system as a cascade of a lens, a magnifier, and a so-called ortho-symplectic system, we show how to synthesize an arbitrary ABCD-system by means of lenses and (predetermined) sections of free space.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProc. ICO Topical meeting on Optoinformatics/Information Photonics 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia
EditorsM.L. Calvo, A.V. Pavlov, J. Jahns
Place of PublicationSt. Petersburg, Russia
PublisherITMO
Pages203-205
ISBN (Print)5-7921-0719-6
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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    Bastiaans, M. J., & Alieva, T. (2006). Synthesis of arbitrary ABCD-systems based on the Iwasawa decomposition. In M. L. Calvo, A. V. Pavlov, & J. Jahns (Eds.), Proc. ICO Topical meeting on Optoinformatics/Information Photonics 2006, St. Petersburg, Russia (pp. 203-205). St. Petersburg, Russia: ITMO.