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)