Repeated folding of the optical axis can be used to design space- and volume-efficient optical systems. We suggest that space-filling curves, such as the Peano and Hilbert curves, offer a useful way of realizing compact modular optics.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 20, 1993
Published: May 15, 1994
Marius P. Schamschula, H. John Caulfield, and Avery Brown, "Space-filling modular optics," Opt. Lett. 19, 689-691 (1994)