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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 2008
  • pp: 4055–4060

Modified phase function model for kinoform lenses

Hu Zhang, Hua Liu, Zhenwu Lu, and Hongxin Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 22, pp. 4055-4060 (2008)

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A more computationally tractable model of the kinoform lenses in hybrid refractive-diffractive systems is proposed by taking into consideration the actual phase function of the kinoform lenses for every wavelength. The principle and outline of this modified model are explained. We compare the results of this approach with the more conventional single order calculation and with the standard diffraction-order expansion by using a practical hybrid optical system example.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(110.3000) Imaging systems : Image quality assessment
(110.4100) Imaging systems : Modulation transfer function
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: April 21, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 7, 2008
Published: July 25, 2008

Hu Zhang, Hua Liu, Zhenwu Lu, and Hongxin Zhang, "Modified phase function model for kinoform lenses," Appl. Opt. 47, 4055-4060 (2008)

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