A light patch created by an illumination optical element often requires having a specific shape and illuminance distribution. This Letter presents a modification of Oliker’s elliptical faceted reflector that can work with a very large field of view and provide the required uniformity across a specified target area.
© 2011 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: October 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 15, 2010
Published: February 9, 2011
Simon Magarill, "Skew-faceted elliptical reflector," Opt. Lett. 36, 532-533 (2011)