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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Mar. 1, 2011
  • pp: 22–29

Analysis of Specific Problems in Laser Scanning Optical System Design

Won-Don Joo  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 22-29 (2011)

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We analyze aberrations in an optical laser printer system in order to know how to determine an allowable non-uniformity of the movement of a light spot, how to determine allowed variation of spot sizes, and how to minimize the influence of these deviations on technological errors. In this paper, the correction and the tolerance of distortion are analyzed by using the concept of zonal and global distortions. The tolerance of field curvature is also obtained from Gaussian beam properties. In order to reduce the change of the entrance pupil position and to make a more compact laser printer system the minimum size of the rotator is exactly derived from the geometry with the introduction of the shift angle of the input beam.

© 2011 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(080.4298) Geometric optics : Nonimaging optics

Original Manuscript: December 31, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 23, 2011
Published: March 25, 2011

Won-Don Joo, "Analysis of Specific Problems in Laser Scanning Optical System Design," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 15, 22-29 (2011)

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