what is the difference b/w arpature and radius of curvature. give an example.

Asked by pr_prashant | 27th Nov, 2010, 09:35: AM

Expert Answer:

Radius of Curvature

Radius of Curvature is the radius of the sphere of which the mirror is a part. It is represented by the letter R.
Radius of Curvature

Linear Aperture

Linear aperture is the distance between the extreme points (X and Y) on the periphery of the mirror.

XY is the Aperture


Answered by  | 27th Nov, 2010, 11:46: AM

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