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Does anyone know of a simple eye simulator? (geometrical optics)

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  1. Sep 10, 2014 #1
    I'm looking for a "simple" calculator, most likely a matrix based thing, to allow me to work out the size of an image projected on the retina by an object of a given size some distance from the retina. being the eye, the thin film approximation is no good (i.e. if I have an object 3cm from the eye that is 5mm across, what is the extent of that object on the retina - yes I know it will be out of focus, but the maximum extent is fine)... anyone know of such thing anywhere?
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2014 #2

    Andy Resnick

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    There's a few models of the eye, one of the basic/standard ones is the "Gullstrand model"

    http://www.visualopticslab.com/opti535/lectures/class02_08.pdf [Broken]
     
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