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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 9 — Apr. 25, 2011
  • pp: 8693–8699

Strehl ratios characterizing optical elements designed for presbyopia compensation

K. Petelczyc, J. Ares García, S. Bará, Z. Jaroszewicz, K. Kakarenko, A. Kolodziejczyk, and M. Sypek  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 9, pp. 8693-8699 (2011)

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We present results of numerical analysis of the Strehl ratio characteristics for the light sword optical element (LSOE). For comparison there were analyzed other optical imaging elements proposed for compensation of presbyopia such as the bifocal lens, the trifocal lens, the stenopeic contact lens, and elements with extended depth of focus (EDOF), such as the logarithmic and quartic axicons. The simulations were based on a human eye’s model being a simplified version of the Gullstrand model. The results obtained allow to state that the LSOE exhibits much more uniform characteristics of the Strehl ratio comparing with other known hitherto elements and therefore it could be a promising aid to compensate for the insufficient accommodation range of the human eye.

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OCIS Codes
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(330.4060) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision modeling
(330.7323) Vision, color, and visual optics : Visual optics, aging changes

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: February 16, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 4, 2011
Published: April 19, 2011

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K. Petelczyc, J. Ares García, S. Bará, Z. Jaroszewicz, K. Kakarenko, A. Kolodziejczyk, and M. Sypek, "Strehl ratios characterizing optical elements designed for presbyopia compensation," Opt. Express 19, 8693-8699 (2011)

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