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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 2000
  • pp: 5205–5213

Optical design with parametrically defined aspheric surfaces

Scott A. Lerner and Jose M. Sasian  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 28, pp. 5205-5213 (2000)

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The standard aspheric surface definition has been used successfully to correct aberrations in a wide variety of systems. However, in some current applications a more general surface definition is needed. We present a more general approach that uses parametrically defined optical surfaces for the optical design of imaging and illumination systems.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.1250) Optical design and fabrication : Aspherics
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design

Original Manuscript: March 6, 2000
Revised Manuscript: June 12, 2000
Published: October 1, 2000

Scott A. Lerner and Jose M. Sasian, "Optical design with parametrically defined aspheric surfaces," Appl. Opt. 39, 5205-5213 (2000)

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