2. First Order Imaging

Written by Scott Sparrold

There are several ways to compute where an image will form. Please select the relevant link to see the different approaches:

  1. Lens makers equation, empirical sign conventions
  2. Lens makers equation, Cartesian sign conventions
  3. Imaging nomograph, a graphical intuitive way to understand the lens makers equation (MY PREFERRED METHOD!!!)
  4. Newton's equation (better equation for use with near collimated beams)