We show the possibility of simultaneously eliminating all third- and fifth-order monochromatic aberrations by using an objective consisting of three cemented lenses with radial distribution of refractive indices. We present design procedures for removal of these aberrations and reduction of residual higher-order aberrations.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: April 15, 1997
Revised Manuscript: August 18, 1997
Published: May 1, 1998
Grigoriy I. Greisukh and Sergei A. Stepanov, "Design of a cemented, radial gradient-index triplet," Appl. Opt. 37, 2687-2690 (1998)