In this study we show that with minor modifications it is possible to adapt an existing optical design program to trace finite rays through a system containing Fresnel surfaces. Practical examples are given to illustrate the validity of our rather simple approach to this problem.
© 1983 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 20, 1983
Published: September 15, 1983
Ian Powell, "Tracing finite rays through a Fresnel lens," Appl. Opt. 22, 2924-2926 (1983)
- W. T. Welford, Aberrations of the Symmetrical Optical System (Academic, New York, 1974).
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