Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 24, Issue 1, pp 49–53

Multiple-prism dispersion and 4×4 ray transfer matrices

  • F. J. Duarte

DOI: 10.1007/BF01234278

Cite this article as:
Duarte, F.J. Opt Quant Electron (1992) 24: 49. doi:10.1007/BF01234278


The 4×4 ray transfer matrix method is extended to describe generalized multiple-prism dispersive systems of practical interest. Particular attention is given to the generalized optical path coefficient (Br)and the dispersion component (Fr).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. J. Duarte
    • 1
  1. 1.Photographic Research Laboratories, Photographic Products GroupEastman Kodak CompanyRochesterUSA