Wr

Angular resolution according to Rayleigh

Eq. (3.449)

A. List of mathematical symbols 481 Table A.16. Additional symbols for Chapter 3 (continued)

Symbol

Meaning

Where defined

x, y

Coordinates in the pupil for diffraction phenomena

Fig. 3.99

xm , ym

Slit dimensions for diffraction at a slit

Fig. 3.99

Y, Y '

Heights of finite rays from the axis

Eq. (3.84)

ym

Normalized aperture parameter

Eq. (3.21)

Z (suffix)

Pertaining to "ripple"

Eq. (3.479)

Table A.17. Additional symbols for Chapter 3 (continued)

Symbol

Meaning

Where defined

a, ft (suffix)

Pertaining to two glasses of an achromatic Schmidt plate

ยง 3.6.2.6, Eq. (3.267)

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