Zernike Analysis and Synthesis Basics

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  1. Mustafa Umut Sarac

    Mustafa Umut Sarac Member

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    I invested long time in instrument building and zernike graphics are no different from standing wave patterns on a vibrating soundboard. I want to learn are these two different technology have a common in correcting the unwanted deformation and I want to learn how 60 or more different pattern and their each formula could be used to correct everything to a minimum. I found many technical papers which tells the analysis but not told synthesis after analysis to reach a goal. I think there might be a way to control the these different polynomials and there must be a corner stone but I have no idea. Please shed some light.

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    I think I found something useful at google books. Yes , may be there are 60 different aberrations and their polynomials but the correcting trick is to find simple polynomials - lower degree aberration formulas -
    in higher order polynomials - higher degree polynomials - and decrease one and see what happens at the other hand.
    For each higher order aberration formula , there is a low order aberrattion formula hidden in the higher order and to balance each other , this is like chess , for each white soldier , there is a black soldier and you try to defense and attack with playing for either side.