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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 1998
  • pp: 2687–2690

Design of a cemented, radial gradient-index triplet

Grigoriy I. Greisukh and Sergei A. Stepanov  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 13, pp. 2687-2690 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.002687


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Abstract

We show the possibility of simultaneously eliminating all third- and fifth-order monochromatic aberrations by using an objective consisting of three cemented lenses with radial distribution of refractive indices. We present design procedures for removal of these aberrations and reduction of residual higher-order aberrations.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment
(220.1010) Optical design and fabrication : Aberrations (global)

History
Original Manuscript: April 15, 1997
Revised Manuscript: August 18, 1997
Published: May 1, 1998

Citation
Grigoriy I. Greisukh and Sergei A. Stepanov, "Design of a cemented, radial gradient-index triplet," Appl. Opt. 37, 2687-2690 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-37-13-2687


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