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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 2007
  • pp: 319–326

Compact system description for systems comprising a tilted plane parallel plate

Jack van den Eerenbeemd and Sjoerd Stallinga  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 3, pp. 319-326 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.000319


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Abstract

A paraxial model describing the astigmatism generated by a plane-parallel plate is derived. This model fits the framework of the 4 × 4 matrix formalism that Arsenault used to describe cylindrical lenses. The framework including this new model is used to build a compact system description of a plane-parallel plate combined with a cylindrical lens, from which several imaging properties are derived. Calculation results are compared with ray-trace simulation results and measurements. Both the ray-trace and the experimental results are in excellent agreement with the calculated results.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.2730) Geometric optics : Matrix methods in paraxial optics
(210.4770) Optical data storage : Optical recording
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: August 21, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: September 8, 2006
Published: January 4, 2007

Citation
Jack van den Eerenbeemd and Sjoerd Stallinga, "Compact system description for systems comprising a tilted plane parallel plate," Appl. Opt. 46, 319-326 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-3-319


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References

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  6. The ray-trace program used zemax, www.zemax.com.

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