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Applied Optics


  • Vol. 5, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1966
  • pp: 1019–1021

A Computer Designed Lens by a Nonexpert

Max A. Winkler  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 5, Issue 6, pp. 1019-1021 (1966)

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This paper describes the approach used by a nonexpert to design a lens by using the LASL lens design code for an IBM 7094 computer. The example lens, the author’s first attempt at lens designing, is to be used as an objective in a high-speed rotating-mirror smear camera.

© 1966 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 23, 1965
Published: June 1, 1966

Max A. Winkler, "A Computer Designed Lens by a Nonexpert," Appl. Opt. 5, 1019-1021 (1966)

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  1. December 1963 issue of Applied Optics is devoted to automatic lens design.
  2. B. Brixner, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory Report LA-2877 (1963).
  3. C. A. Lehman, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory Report LA-2837 (1963).

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