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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1985
  • pp: 4371–4374

Fifth-order analysis of GRIN lenses

Erich W. Marchand  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 4371-4374 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.004371


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Abstract

A new fifth-order algebraic ray-tracing formula valid in any radial gradient is proposed. This leads to algebraic fifth-order aberration formulas for gradient-index (GRIN) rods or Wood lenses. Such formulas can be used for profiling GRIN rod lens samples.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: October 2, 1984
Published: December 15, 1985

Citation
Erich W. Marchand, "Fifth-order analysis of GRIN lenses," Appl. Opt. 24, 4371-4374 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-24-4371

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