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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1031–1033

Third-order aberrations of the thin refractive tunable-focus lens

Antonin Mikš and Jiri Novák  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 7, pp. 1031-1033 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.001031


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Abstract

We present an approach to the problem of the calculation of basic paraxial parameters and the third-order aberration coefficients of thin refractive tunable-focus lenses. It is shown that aberration coefficients of the third order of the thin refractive tunable-focus lens can be completely characterized by three functions that depend only on refractive indices of fluids forming the tunable-focus lens and do not depend on the position and size of the object and the position of the entrance pupil.

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OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(220.3630) Optical design and fabrication : Lenses
(110.1080) Imaging systems : Active or adaptive optics

History
Original Manuscript: January 13, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 21, 2010
Published: March 30, 2010

Citation
Antonin Mikš and Jiri Novák, "Third-order aberrations of the thin refractive tunable-focus lens," Opt. Lett. 35, 1031-1033 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-7-1031


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