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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 1998
  • pp: 141–143

Laser-fabricated glass microlens arrays

M. Fritze, M. B. Stern, and P. W. Wyatt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 2, pp. 141-143 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000141


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Abstract

We report the fabrication of large, laser-formed refractive microlens arrays on doped borosilicate glass. Tuning the laser heat-source properties was found to give precise control over the melt process and the resulting lenslet geometries. Measurements of focal length, index, and surface shapes show excellent uniformity across these arrays.

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OCIS Codes
(040.1240) Detectors : Arrays
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics

Citation
M. Fritze, M. B. Stern, and P. W. Wyatt, "Laser-fabricated glass microlens arrays," Opt. Lett. 23, 141-143 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-2-141


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