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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2006
  • pp: 8659–8673

Wide-angle catadioptric lens with a rectilinear projection scheme

Gyeong-il Kweon, Seung Hwang-bo, Geon-hee Kim, Sun-cheol Yang, and Young-hun Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 34, pp. 8659-8673 (2006)

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A catadioptric wide-angle lens having a rectilinear projection scheme has been developed with a view to possible applications in the security–surveillance area. The lens has been designed for a miniature camera with a video graphics array-grade 1∕3 in. color CCD sensor. The field of view of the lens is over 151°, and still distortion is under 1%. Furthermore, the modulation transfer function is better than 0.3 at 70 line pairs∕mm over the whole active area of the image sensor.

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OCIS Codes
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(110.5200) Imaging systems : Photography
(220.1250) Optical design and fabrication : Aspherics
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: June 9, 2006
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: August 9, 2006

Gyeong-il Kweon, Seung Hwang-bo, Geon-hee Kim, Sun-cheol Yang, and Young-hun Lee, "Wide-angle catadioptric lens with a rectilinear projection scheme," Appl. Opt. 45, 8659-8673 (2006)

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