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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2009
  • pp: 3018–3019

Novel aplanatic designs

Roland Winston and Weiya Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 19, pp. 3018-3019 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.003018


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Abstract

We have discovered an aplanatic design that contributes to a celebrated problem in classical optics in a novel way. In so doing new devices are envisioned with applications to illumination, concentration, and imaging.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: July 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: September 2, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: September 3, 2009
Published: September 30, 2009

Citation
Roland Winston and Weiya Zhang, "Novel aplanatic designs," Opt. Lett. 34, 3018-3019 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-19-3018


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