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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2011
  • pp: 3369–3374

Construction method of axially asymmetric lenses

Akira Yabe  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 19, pp. 3369-3374 (2011)

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A method to find the optimal position of tilt surfaces to construct axially asymmetric lens systems is proposed. The tilt surface number is extended to the real number and included in the independent variables of the optimization.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: January 19, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2011
Published: July 1, 2011

Akira Yabe, "Construction method of axially asymmetric lenses," Appl. Opt. 50, 3369-3374 (2011)

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