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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 22 — Oct. 22, 2012
  • pp: 24636–24641

Study of the influence of the slope interfaces upon the image quality of liquid optical lens

Dai Yu, Zhou Ying, Fang Liping, Liu Jun, Chen Shufen, Chen Jiabin, and Xin Jianguo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 22, pp. 24636-24641 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.024636


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Abstract

The solid interface of different slopes plays a significant role in influencing focus range and image quality of liquid controllable optical lens. In this paper, based on the theoretical model of liquid optical lens, the spherical aberration of the liquid optical lens is calculated. It is found that the spherical aberration is different from the two opposite sides of liquid optical lens, and at the same voltage range, the smaller the cone angle of the solid interface is, the larger the optical aperture of liquid optical lens changes. The spherical aberration of liquid lens can be minimized when a proper voltage is applied and a proper solid interface slope is selected.

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OCIS Codes
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 6, 2012
Published: October 12, 2012

Citation
Dai Yu, Zhou Ying, Fang Liping, Liu Jun, Chen Shufen, Chen Jiabin, and Xin Jianguo, "Study of the influence of the slope interfaces upon the image quality of liquid optical lens," Opt. Express 20, 24636-24641 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-22-24636


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