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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2010
  • pp: 3403–3410

Analysis and synthesis of planachromats

Antonin Miks and Jiri Novak  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 17, pp. 3403-3410 (2010)

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We analyze and synthesize one type of planachromatic microscope objective lens (planachromats). Formulas are described for the calculation of basic parameters of such optical systems for various configurations of the optical system. The application of the described technique is shown on an example of the optical design of planachromat.

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OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(120.3620) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Lens system design
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: March 15, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2010
Published: June 9, 2010

Antonin Miks and Jiri Novak, "Analysis and synthesis of planachromats," Appl. Opt. 49, 3403-3410 (2010)

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