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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2003
  • pp: 5086–5090

Simple portable lens meter

Paul K. Buah-Bassuah, Bruno Tiribilli, Massimo Vassalli, and Giuseppe Molesini  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 25, pp. 5086-5090 (2003)

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A device measuring the optical power of simple lenses by means of moiré phenomena is described. The relevant equations are derived, and a working instrument is presented. A power measuring accuracy better than 0.25 m-1 in the range of ±10 m-1 is demonstrated.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(120.4120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Moire' techniques
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments

Original Manuscript: January 27, 2003
Revised Manuscript: May 8, 2003
Published: September 1, 2003

Paul K. Buah-Bassuah, Bruno Tiribilli, Massimo Vassalli, and Giuseppe Molesini, "Simple portable lens meter," Appl. Opt. 42, 5086-5090 (2003)

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