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aplanatic surface

An optical surface in which for every point on the surface, the sum of the optical distances to two fixed points in space has a constant value. In addition, the directions of the light rays joining these points satisfy the Abbe sine condition. The surface does not contribute spherical aberration, coma or astigmatism to the image.
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