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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2008
  • pp: 609–611

Fabrication of Maxwell fish-eye spherical lenses and research on distribution profiles of gradient refractive index

Hao Lv, Bangren Shi, Lijun Guo, and Aimei Liu  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 609-611 (2008)

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We establish the equation of distribution of the refractive index of Maxwell fish-eye spherical lenses and report fabrication of Maxwell fish-eye spherical lenses using optical glasses. The distribution profiles are discussed for the process of ion exchanging, and the experimental results accord with the theoretical analysis.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.2710) Geometric optics : Inhomogeneous optical media
(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: July 9, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 16, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 27, 2007
Published: February 8, 2008

Hao Lv, Bangren Shi, Lijun Guo, and Aimei Liu, "Fabrication of Maxwell fish-eye spherical lenses and research on distribution profiles of gradient refractive index," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25, 609-611 (2008)

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