We propose a method to design diffractive lenses. Our method calculates the surface profiles for any substrate, for any f-number and any object position. The calculations are exact and an optimization process is not required.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.1000) Optical design and fabrication : Aberration compensation
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
S. Vazquez-Montiel, O. García-Lievanos, J. Hernández Cruz, and J. Castro Ramos, "Analytical and Exact Method for Design Diffractive Lenses Free of Spherical Aberration," in International Optical Design, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper ME11.
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