Definition of aplanatic in English:

aplanatic

adjective

Physics
  • See aplanat

    • ‘We can apply the same reasoning to rods and transformation of cylindrical diverging wavefront using aplanatic points of the rods.’
    • ‘These locations for which spherical correction has been optimized are called the aplanatic points.’
    • ‘The aplanatic condenser is not corrected for color, hence objectionable color fringes are produced around the field of view diaphragm.’
    • ‘The results indicates that the aplanatic hologram lenses are feasible for optical disk applications.’
    • ‘It is shown to illustrate how a useful lens can be built using the aplanatic point of a sphere despite the fact that it lies within the glass.’