Synthesis of arbitrary ABCD-systems based on the Iwasawa decomposition

M.J. Bastiaans, T. Alieva

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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
ISBN (Print)5-7921-0719-6
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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