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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 1983
  • pp: 2924–2926

Tracing finite rays through a Fresnel lens

Ian Powell  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 18, pp. 2924-2926 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.002924


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Abstract

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

History
Original Manuscript: May 20, 1983
Published: September 15, 1983

Citation
Ian Powell, "Tracing finite rays through a Fresnel lens," Appl. Opt. 22, 2924-2926 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-18-2924


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References

  1. J. L. Chen, Appl. Opt. 22, 560 (1983). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. W. T. Welford, Aberrations of the Symmetrical Optical System (Academic, New York, 1974).

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