Generalized bending equations and an example of their use for a radial gradient-index lens system are described. It is shown that the equations are effective tools in real optical design.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: November 17, 1989
Published: October 1, 1990
Katsuhiro Takada, Kazushi Hyakumura, and Kimiaki Yamamoto, "Generalized bending equations for the radial gradient-index optical system," Appl. Opt. 29, 3998-4000 (1990)