We show how to obtain an arbitrary axial imaging distribution for an optical system using pupil functions obtained from a Fourier transform approach. We generate these complex pupil functions using a single liquid crystal display.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
J. A. Davis, J. Campos, M. J. Yzuel, and C. Iemmi, "Fourier Transform Approach for the Design of Arbitrary Axial Intensity Distribution Functions," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper FWX3.
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