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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2006
  • pp: 8040–8043

Design of combined pick-up optical heads

Evgeniy G. Ezhov  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 31, pp. 8040-8043 (2006)

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A pseudoray method is suggested for the initial design for the composition of combined optical CD–DVD read–write heads. The effectiveness of the method is shown in the design of the optical system for the CD–DVD read–write heads.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses

Original Manuscript: April 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 29, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 6, 2006

Evgeniy G. Ezhov, "Design of combined pick-up optical heads," Appl. Opt. 45, 8040-8043 (2006)

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