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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 31, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1992
  • pp: 5216–5220

Gradient-index filters: conversion into a two-index solution by taking into account dispersion

Henrik Fabricius  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 25, pp. 5216-5220 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.005216


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Abstract

The possibility of converting the continuous refractive-index profile into a two-index solution is shown. The technique of conversion that is developed makes it possible to take dispersion into account. This ensures that it is possible to achieve a good agreement between theory and practice in a broad spectral range. Several gradient-index filters have been developed and produced, and measuring results are presented.

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History
Original Manuscript: November 12, 1991
Published: September 1, 1992

Citation
Henrik Fabricius, "Gradient-index filters: conversion into a two-index solution by taking into account dispersion," Appl. Opt. 31, 5216-5220 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-25-5216


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