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Optical Fabrication and Testing
Monterey, California United States
June 24-28, 2012
ISBN: 1-55752-947-7
Nanostructures and Films (OTu4D)

Optical Design with Gradient-Index Elements Constrained to Real Material Properties

Peter McCarthy and Duncan T. Moore  »View Author Affiliations


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An approach for designing and optimizing optical systems with gradient-index elements constrained to real material properties is detailed. Any two-component GRIN system can be modeled with these tools, providing a way to explore new design spaces.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(080.3095) Geometric optics : Inhomogeneous elements in optical systems

P. McCarthy and D. T. Moore, "Optical Design with Gradient-Index Elements Constrained to Real Material Properties," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OTu4D.2.

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