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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 2 — Jan. 28, 2013
  • pp: 1937–1943

Distortion aberration correction device fabricated with liquid crystal lens array

Chia-Ting Hsieh, Yu-Feng Hsu, Chia-Wei Chung, Ming-Fei Chen, Wei-Chia Su, and Chi-Yen Huang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 2, pp. 1937-1943 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.001937


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Abstract

A distortion aberration (DA) correction device is fabricated using a liquid crystal lens array (LCLA), which is placed at the intermediate image plane of the optical system. Without voltage, the LCLA does not work, the image is distorted due to the aberration from the optical system; with voltage, the incident light is focused by the LCLA and then the distorted image is corrected. The correction of distorted image by LCLA is attributed to the redirection of the off-axis propagated chief ray approaches the principal point of the lens element.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3710) Materials : Liquid crystals
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: November 13, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 9, 2013
Published: January 17, 2013

Citation
Chia-Ting Hsieh, Yu-Feng Hsu, Chia-Wei Chung, Ming-Fei Chen, Wei-Chia Su, and Chi-Yen Huang, "Distortion aberration correction device fabricated with liquid crystal lens array," Opt. Express 21, 1937-1943 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-2-1937


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