2.71 | Spring 2009 | Undergraduate, Graduate
Optics

Imaging condition: ray-tracing

Description:

Imaging condition: ray-tracing. (Image by Prof. George Barbastathis.)

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Light rays are traced from the object, through two lens-air interfaces, to create the inverted image on the far side of the lens. The first and second focal points and chief ray are all labeled at their intersection with the ground plane.
Caption:
Imaging condition: ray-tracing. (Image by Prof. George Barbastathis.)
Credit:
Image by Prof. George Barbastathis.
Light rays are traced from the object, through two lens-air interfaces, to create the inverted image on the far side of the lens. The first and second focal points and chief ray are all labeled at their intersection with the ground plane.
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