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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1971
  • pp: 2513–2516

Asymmetric Lens Design Using Bicubic Splines: Application to the Color TV Lighthouse

T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, and B. R. Canty  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 11, pp. 2513-2516 (1971)

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Any two-dimensional interpolation scheme which has continuous derivatives may be used to represent an optical surface for ray-tracing purposes. We present bicubic splines in their application to the design of asymmetric surfaces. An as example of a problem requiring an asymmetric system, we analyze the design problems of a color TV lighthouse lens.

© 1971 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 26, 1971
Published: November 1, 1971

T. P. Vogl, A. K. Rigler, and B. R. Canty, "Asymmetric Lens Design Using Bicubic Splines: Application to the Color TV Lighthouse," Appl. Opt. 10, 2513-2516 (1971)

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