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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 1998
  • pp: 8149–8150

Profile Identification of Aspheric Lenses

Héctor Aceves-Campos  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 34, pp. 8149-8150 (1998)

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A mathematical method to identity aspheric surfaces of revolution is described. A spherical mechanical probe contacts the surface to be measured in the profilometric apparatus used. The method corrects for tilt, decentering, and the use of a non-point contact probe.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

Héctor Aceves-Campos, "Profile Identification of Aspheric Lenses," Appl. Opt. 37, 8149-8150 (1998)

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