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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2012
  • pp: 5231–5235

Paraxial analysis of four-component zoom lens with fixed distance between focal points

Antonin Miks and Jiri Novak  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 21, pp. 5231-5235 (2012)

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Zoom lenses with a fixed distance between focal points are analyzed. Formulas are derived for the primary design of basic parameters of a four-component zoom lens. It is also demonstrated that a three-component zoom lens can be analyzed using derived formulas. Zoom lenses with such a design can be used in a 4-f system with variable magnification or as a part of a double side telecentric lenses with variable magnification.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(080.2468) Geometric optics : First-order optics

Original Manuscript: April 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: May 27, 2012
Published: July 18, 2012

Antonin Miks and Jiri Novak, "Paraxial analysis of four-component zoom lens with fixed distance between focal points," Appl. Opt. 51, 5231-5235 (2012)

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