The lens equation revisited

Year: 2005

Authors: Molesini G.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: Problems in the general validity of the lens equation are reported, requiring an assessment of the conditions for correct use. A discussion is given on critical behaviour of the lens equation, and a sign and meaning scheme is provided so that apparent inconsistencies are avoided.


Volume: 40 (2)      Pages from: 151  to: 154

KeyWords: Lens equation; education; optics
DOI: 10.1088/0031-9120/40/2/004

Citations: 6
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