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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1983
  • pp: 1598–1600

Ray tracing in a planar lens with spherically symmetric quadratic index profile

Toyokazu Sakamoto  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 10, pp. 1598-1600 (1983)

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Some formulas of importance in lens design and evaluation have been derived on a planar lens with spherically symmetric quadratic index profile. Also a nondestructive evaluation method of the focusing constant in the index profile has been developed by the method of least squares.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 7, 1982
Published: May 15, 1983

Toyokazu Sakamoto, "Ray tracing in a planar lens with spherically symmetric quadratic index profile," Appl. Opt. 22, 1598-1600 (1983)

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