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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 33, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 1994
  • pp: 3394–3400

Spherical gradient-index polymer lens with low spherical aberration

Yasuhiro Koike, Akiyoshi Kanemitsu, Yoshimi Shioda, Eisuke Nihei, and Yasuji Ohtsuka  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 33, Issue 16, pp. 3394-3400 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.33.003394


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Abstract

A sphere lens with a spherical gradient index (GRIN) was prepared by the modified suspension polymerization technique. GRIN spheres with quadratic- and linear-index distributions were obtained by two different methods to confirm the effect of the GRIN profile on the focusing property of the sphere lens. It was confirmed in both theory and experiment that the spherical aberration of such GRIN spheres was remarkably decreased compared with that of a homogeneous sphere.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 29, 1992
Revised Manuscript: November 1, 1993
Published: June 1, 1994

Citation
Yasuhiro Koike, Akiyoshi Kanemitsu, Yoshimi Shioda, Eisuke Nihei, and Yasuji Ohtsuka, "Spherical gradient-index polymer lens with low spherical aberration," Appl. Opt. 33, 3394-3400 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-33-16-3394


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