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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 13 — Jun. 18, 2012
  • pp: 13592–13611

Method of glass selection for color correction in optical system design

Bráulio Fonseca Carneiro de Albuquerque, Jose Sasian, Fabiano Luis de Sousa, and Amauri Silva Montes  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 13, pp. 13592-13611 (2012)

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A method of glass selection for the design of optical systems with reduced chromatic aberration is presented. This method is based on the unification of two previously published methods adding new contributions and using a multi-objective approach. This new method makes it possible to select sets of compatible glasses suitable for the design of super-apochromatic optical systems. As an example, we present the selection of compatible glasses and the effective designs for all-refractive optical systems corrected in five spectral bands, with central wavelengths going from 485 nm to 1600 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)
(080.3620) Geometric optics : Lens system design
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.1000) Optical design and fabrication : Aberration compensation

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: February 8, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 27, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 27, 2012
Published: June 4, 2012

Bráulio Fonseca Carneiro de Albuquerque, Jose Sasian, Fabiano Luis de Sousa, and Amauri Silva Montes, "Method of glass selection for color correction in optical system design," Opt. Express 20, 13592-13611 (2012)

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