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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 3 — Feb. 2, 2009
  • pp: 1414–1428

Well-chosen method for an optimal design of doublet lens design

Wen-Shing Sun, Chien-Hsun Chu, and Chuen-Lin Tien  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 1414-1428 (2009)

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This paper presents a method for choosing a doublet design for the correction of longitudinal chromatic, spherical and coma aberrations. A secondary dispersion formula is utilized to sort out minimal longitudinal chromatic aberrations for the doublet. The program is developed with the Matlab software. An optimal doublet design to efficiently reduce both spherical aberration and coma will incorporate glass combination with a sufficiently large difference in the V-numbers and small powers. We succeed in obtaining an optimal doublet design with the proposed method.

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OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(220.1000) Optical design and fabrication : Aberration compensation

ToC Category:
Geometric optics

Original Manuscript: September 12, 2008
Revised Manuscript: January 10, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 16, 2009
Published: January 22, 2009

Wen-Shing Sun, Chien-Hsun Chu, and Chuen-Lin Tien, "Well-chosen method for an optimal design of doublet lens design," Opt. Express 17, 1414-1428 (2009)

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