Light distributions of a plane wave refracted by a microlens are calculated using Kirchhoff vector diffraction theory. Numerical results for beam profiles and the onset and effects of spherical aberration and coma will be presented.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
G. D. Gillen and S. Guha, "Description of Spherical Aberration and Coma of a Microlens Using Vector Diffraction Theory," in International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper MC5.
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