A report including the generalization of Gaussian theory of image formation with regard to an arbitrary ray; the location of points with a sharp image, and points whose image caustics are symmetrical; the derivation of the angle eiconal W for systems with certain special qualities; and a discussion of the qualities of ideal optical systems.
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