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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1085–1089

Gradient refractive index square lenses. I. Fabrication and refractive index distribution

Hao Lv, Aimei Liu, Jufang Tong, Xunong Yi, and Qianguang Li  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 26, Issue 5, pp. 1085-1089 (2009)

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An equation for the distribution of refractive index of a gradient refractive index square lens has been established, and such a lens has been fabricated using ion exchange. The distributions of refractive indices at different angles of incidence are discussed. Experimental and theoretical data are compared and show good agreement.

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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: September 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 1, 2009
Published: April 1, 2009

Hao Lv, Aimei Liu, Jufang Tong, Xunong Yi, and Qianguang Li, "Gradient refractive index square lenses. I. Fabrication and refractive index distribution," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 1085-1089 (2009)

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