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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2515–2521

Aspheric V-groove reflector design with the SMS method in two dimensions

Dejan Grabovičkić, Pablo Benítez, and Juan C. Miñano  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 2515-2521 (2010)

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The Simultaneous Multiple Surface design method in two dimensions (SMS2D) is applied to the design of aspheric V-groove reflectors. The general design problem is to achieve perfect coupling of two wavefronts after two reflections at the groove, no matter which side of the groove the rays hit first. Two types of configurations are identified, and several symmetric and asymmetric design examples are given. Computer simulations with a commercial simulation package are also shown.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design

Original Manuscript: October 22, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 13, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 2010
Published: January 22, 2010

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Dejan Grabovičkić, Pablo Benítez, and Juan C. Miñano, "Aspheric V-groove reflector design with the SMS method in two dimensions," Opt. Express 18, 2515-2521 (2010)

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