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Non-Euclidean Ideal Spectrometry


We describe the mathematical scheme for an anomaly-free ideal spectrometer, based on a 2−dimensional plane medium with conical regions of bounded slope. Moreover, the construction may be realised in many different configurations.

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We thank Professor Ricardo Mosna for the valuable ideas in the development of this project. HS is supported by the Fapesp research grant 2014/24727-0 and by the CNPq Productivity PQ2 grant 312390/2014-9. VS was supported by the Fapesp grant 2012/21923-7.

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Sá Earp, H.N., Sicca, V. & Kyotoku, B.B.C. Non-Euclidean Ideal Spectrometry. Braz J Phys 46, 683–688 (2016).

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  • Integrated optics
  • Spectrometers
  • Geometric optical design