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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 9 — Oct. 2, 2013

Design of plastic diffractive–refractive compact zoom lenses for visible–near-IR spectrum

Grigoriy I. Greisukh, Evgeniy G. Ezhov, Zoya A. Sidyakina, and Sergei A. Stepanov  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 23, pp. 5843-5850 (2013)

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The requirements for selecting the initial scheme for a compact plastic zoom lens are formulated. The main stages of the initial scheme of the transformation, incorporating the diffractive lens and replacement of the lenses’ glasses by optical plastics, are presented. The efficiency of the suggested techniques of the optical layout process are demonstrated by using the example of the design and analysis of a zoom lens intended for use in security cameras for day or night vision.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(120.3620) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Lens system design
(220.1000) Optical design and fabrication : Aberration compensation
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: April 29, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2013
Published: August 9, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Grigoriy I. Greisukh, Evgeniy G. Ezhov, Zoya A. Sidyakina, and Sergei A. Stepanov, "Design of plastic diffractive–refractive compact zoom lenses for visible–near-IR spectrum," Appl. Opt. 52, 5843-5850 (2013)

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