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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 20 — Sep. 27, 2010
  • pp: 20876–20886

Mutation operators in lens system optimization to jump out of local minima

Lei Li, Qiong-Hua Wang, Xiao-Qing Xu, and Da-Hai Li  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 20, pp. 20876-20886 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.020876


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Abstract

In lens system design, Damped Least Squares method is a traditionally used local search method. In this paper we apply mutation operators to control damping factor in Damped Least Squares. We study the mutation behavior in this method when the algorithm confronts with local minima. The proposed method can go beyond local minima by taking mutation operators to control damping factor. The proposed method was successfully applied to design problems. The result indicates that the mutation operators provide an effective and rapid way to jump out of poor local minima.

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OCIS Codes
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(080.1753) Geometric optics : Computation methods

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

History
Original Manuscript: June 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 13, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 15, 2010
Published: September 17, 2010

Citation
Lei Li, Qiong-Hua Wang, Xiao-Qing Xu, and Da-Hai Li, "Mutation operators in lens system optimization to jump out of local minima," Opt. Express 18, 20876-20886 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-20-20876


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