Third-order aberration theory is extended to analyze gradient-index arrays. This theory is used to design a reduction array for photocopy applications. An array with untilted endfaces is designed and shown to have better image quality than previously designed arrays.
© 1985 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 27, 1984
Published: December 15, 1985
Jill F. Goldenberg, Joseph J. Miceli, and Duncan T. Moore, "Photocopy reduction arrays: design and analysis," Appl. Opt. 24, 4288-4296 (1985)