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
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)