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Petzval field curvature

The optical aberration in which a flat object normal to the optical axis (or a non-flat object past the hyperfocal distance) cannot be brought properly into focus on a flat image plane.

Petzval field curvature, named for Joseph Petzval, describes the optical aberration in which a flat object normal to the optical axis (or a non-flat object past the hyperfocal distance) cannot be brought properly into focus on a flat image plane.

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flat image plane
flat object
focus
hyperfocal distance
non flat object
optical aberration
optical axis
petzval field curvature

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Last modified on June 23 2020
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