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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2008
  • pp: 4619–4626

Binocular open-view Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor with consecutive measurements of near triad and spherical aberration

Mariko Kobayashi, Naoki Nakazawa, Tatsuo Yamaguchi, Toshiaki Otaki, Yoko Hirohara, and Toshifumi Mihashi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 25, pp. 4619-4626 (2008)

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We have developed a binocular open-view Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor for measuring time variation of binocular accommodation, vergence, pupil sizes (i.e., the binocular near triad), and monochromatic aberrations. The device measures these values16 times per second for up to 1 min . Our purpose is to introduce the new instrument. We have confirmed the accuracy of the device. Refractions for a 4 mm pupil were accurate across the range of measurements of model eyes and normal human eyes. We measured binocular dynamics of accommodation, vergence, and spherical aberrations.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(330.2210) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - eye movements
(330.5370) Vision, color, and visual optics : Physiological optics

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: February 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 29, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 30, 2008
Published: August 29, 2008

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Mariko Kobayashi, Naoki Nakazawa, Tatsuo Yamaguchi, Toshiaki Otaki, Yoko Hirohara, and Toshifumi Mihashi, "Binocular open-view Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor with consecutive measurements of near triad and spherical aberration," Appl. Opt. 47, 4619-4626 (2008)

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