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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 2 — Jun. 25, 2006
  • pp: 67–75

Design of a Mega-pixel Grade Catadioptric Panoramic Lens with the Rectilinear Projection Scheme

Gyeong-Il Kweon and Milton Laikin  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp. 67-75 (2006)

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A dedicated catadioptric panoramic lens with the rectilinear projection scheme is designed. The resolution is high enough to provide separate VGA quality images for the respective four directions and the image distortion is less than 0.5%.

© 2006 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(110.5200) Imaging systems : Photography
(220.1250) Optical design and fabrication : Aspherics

Original Manuscript: May 22, 2006
Revised Manuscript: June 26, 2006
Published: June 1, 2006

Gyeong-Il Kweon and Milton Laikin, "Design of a Mega-pixel Grade Catadioptric Panoramic Lens with the Rectilinear Projection Scheme," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 10, 67-75 (2006)

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