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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 29 — Oct. 10, 2002
  • pp: 6168–6175

Preoptimization improvements to subwavelength diffractive lenses

David M. Mackie, Dennis W. Prather, and Shouyan Shi  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 29, pp. 6168-6175 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.006168


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Abstract

We present preoptimization strategies for improving the design of diffractive lenses in the electromagnetic domain, with few or no electromagnetic analyses. We find that improvements can be substantial, in some cases even to the point that extensive electromagnetic optimization gives only marginal additional improvement.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

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David M. Mackie, Dennis W. Prather, and Shouyan Shi, "Preoptimization improvements to subwavelength diffractive lenses," Appl. Opt. 41, 6168-6175 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-29-6168


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