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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 7 — Mar. 30, 2009
  • pp: 4970–4975

Photo induced gradient index lenses with W profile

Olivier Doyle and Tigran Galstian  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 7, pp. 4970-4975 (2009)

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Bicomponent composite material mixture and single beam photo polymerization method are used to create a micro lens with W -like distribution of refractive index; the flat analogy of the “Schmidt” lens. The choice of two key components of the mixture, which change their mutual miscibility after the photo polymerization of one of them, allows the creation of stable spatial modulation of the refractive index.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: December 15, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 5, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 6, 2009
Published: March 16, 2009

tigran galstian and Olivier Doyle, "Photo induced gradient index lenses with W profile," Opt. Express 17, 4970-4975 (2009)

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