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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 1997
  • pp: 2101–2106

Relief optical microelements fabricated with dichromated gelatin

Sergio Calixto and Marija S. Scholl  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 10, pp. 2101-2106 (1997)

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Relief microlenses and micromirrors are fabricated in dichromated gelatin layers. Microelements typically have diameters of approximately a few hundred micrometers and have focal distances ranging from 4 to 15 mm.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 9, 1996
Published: April 1, 1997

Sergio Calixto and Marija S. Scholl, "Relief optical microelements fabricated with dichromated gelatin," Appl. Opt. 36, 2101-2106 (1997)

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