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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1081–1086

Radial gradient-index lenses with zero Petzval aberration

Duncan T. Moore and Robert T. Salvage  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 1081-1086 (1980)

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Lenses with radial gradients can exhibit zero Petzval curvature of field. This class of lens is examined in terms of its other third-order aberrations.

© 1980 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 5, 1979
Published: April 1, 1980

Duncan T. Moore and Robert T. Salvage, "Radial gradient-index lenses with zero Petzval aberration," Appl. Opt. 19, 1081-1086 (1980)

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