The possibility is shown of achro- and apochromatic correction of an optical system with any residual chromatism by completing the system with a diffractive–refractive hybrid corrector comprising one diffractive lens and one or two refractive lenses.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 27, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 17, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2006
Grigoriy I. Greisukh, Evgeniy G. Ezhov, and Sergei A. Stepanov, "Diffractive-refractive hybrid corrector for achro- and apochromatic corrections of optical systems," Appl. Opt. 45, 6137-6141 (2006)