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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1039–1043

Theory for gradient-index imaging

Kenichi Iga  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 1039-1043 (1980)

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Results of wave optics and ray optics are summarized to make a convenient and self-consistent expression for gradient-index imaging. By applying the theory, a limit of the transmitted spatial frequency and focused spot is obtained. An optimum design of a light focuser for a video disk is demonstrated.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 22, 1979
Published: April 1, 1980

Kenichi Iga, "Theory for gradient-index imaging," Appl. Opt. 19, 1039-1043 (1980)

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