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Biomedical Optics Express

Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 667–679

Study on chromatic aberration in a population of Chinese myopic eyes by means of optical design

Yuanqing He, Yan Wang, Zhaoqi Wang, Chao Fang, Yongji Liu, Lin Zhang, Shaolin Zheng, Lu Wang, and Shengjiang Chang  »View Author Affiliations

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 5, pp. 667-679 (2013)

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Two kinds of individual eye models, involving and without involving the angle between visual axis and optical axis, are established by means of optical design. We use them to study the properties of the transverse chromatic aberration (TCA) and longitudinal chromatic aberration (LCA) over the visible spectrum. Then the effects of the LCA and TCA on the visual quality of human eyes are evaluated. The statistical averages of TCA and LCA over the visible spectrum for Chinese myopic eyes are obtained. Results show that both TCA and LCA restrict the visual performance, and LCA is more detrimental than TCA.

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OCIS Codes
(330.4595) Vision, color, and visual optics : Optical effects on vision
(330.7325) Vision, color, and visual optics : Visual optics, metrology
(330.7326) Vision, color, and visual optics : Visual optics, modeling

ToC Category:
Vision and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: January 9, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 15, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2013
Published: April 3, 2013

Yuanqing He, Yan Wang, Zhaoqi Wang, Chao Fang, Yongji Liu, Lin Zhang, Shaolin Zheng, Lu Wang, and Shengjiang Chang, "Study on chromatic aberration in a population of Chinese myopic eyes by means of optical design," Biomed. Opt. Express 4, 667-679 (2013)

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