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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2013
  • pp: 862–865

Three-component double conjugate zoom lens system from tunable focus lenses

Antonín Mikš and Jiří Novák  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 862-865 (2013)

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A method for calculation of paraxial parameters of the double conjugate zoom lens is described. Such an optical system satisfies the requirement that the object, image, and pupil planes are fixed during the change of magnification. Formulas are derived for the calculation of parameters of a three-component double conjugate zoom lens system with tunable focus lenses, which enable us to calculate the optical power of individual optical components with respect to the transverse magnification. The main advantage of such an optical system is the possibility to achieve required zooming properties without any mechanical movement of individual components of the zoom lens.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(080.2468) Geometric optics : First-order optics

Original Manuscript: November 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 7, 2013
Published: February 1, 2013

Antonín Mikš and Jiří Novák, "Three-component double conjugate zoom lens system from tunable focus lenses," Appl. Opt. 52, 862-865 (2013)

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