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  • Editor: Jospeh N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 2009
  • pp: 584–590

Numerical analysis of low chromatic aberration of a gradient refractive index rod lens

Hao Lv, Aimei Liu, Xunong Yi, and Qianguang Li  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 3, pp. 584-590 (2009)

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The oxide compositions (OCs) model is established for discussing the chromatic aberrations of a gradient refractive index rod lens. The chromatic aberrations for Na + / Li + , K + / Cs + , and K + / Tl + ion exchanges are discussed based on the OC model and the Huggins–Sun–Davis (HSD) model. Theoretical results indicate that the function value mainly depends on base glass properties and the nature of exchanging ion pairs, and rarely depends on the quantity of ion exchange. Experimental results show that the chromatic aberrations using the OC model have smaller errors than with the HSD model. The estimating average errors between the OC model and the HSD model are 0.051 , 0.0067 , and 0.0047 for the K + / Tl + , Li + / Na + , and K + / Cs + ion exchanges, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2710) Geometric optics : Inhomogeneous optical media
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
(080.1005) Geometric optics : Aberration expansions

Original Manuscript: September 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 10, 2008
Published: January 16, 2009

Hao Lv, Aimei Liu, Xunong Yi, and Qianguang Li, "Numerical analysis of low chromatic aberration of a gradient refractive index rod lens," Appl. Opt. 48, 584-590 (2009)

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