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    Prentice's Rule - It's Applications and Limitations by Don Whitney

    An article on Prentice's Rule written by the late Don Whitney of American Optical. This was contributed by Don's son, AO lens designer Richard (Dick) Whitney. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Machol View Post
    An article on Prentice's Rule written by the late Don Whitney of American Optical. This was contributed by Don's son, AO lens designer Richard (Dick) Whitney. Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.
    Thank you Harry.

    Anyway, those links contain formulas involving decentration. My goal is not to decenter the lens but just blocking the blank tilted with our automatic blocker or tilt it on the generator to achieve the correct prism at geometrical centre.

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