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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 1986
  • pp: 3388–3396

Distributed-index planar microlens and stacked planar optics: a review of progress

K. Iga and S. Misawa  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 19, pp. 3388-3396 (1986)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.25.003388


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Abstract

Research into 2-D arrayed planar microlenses (0.2–2 mm in diameter) is reviewed. A planar microlens with N.A. = 0.54 has been obtained. Coupling of optical fibers and other applications of stacked planar optics are presented.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: February 19, 1986
Published: October 1, 1986

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K. Iga and S. Misawa, "Distributed-index planar microlens and stacked planar optics: a review of progress," Appl. Opt. 25, 3388-3396 (1986)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-25-19-3388


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