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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 7 — Jul. 16, 2007

Wide-angle chromatic aberration corrector for the human eye

Yael Benny, Silvestre Manzanera, Pedro M. Prieto, Erez N. Ribak, and Pablo Artal  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 6, pp. 1538-1544 (2007)

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The human eye is affected by large chromatic aberration. This may limit vision and makes it difficult to see fine retinal details in ophthalmoscopy. We designed and built a two-triplet system for correcting the average longitudinal chromatic aberration of the eye while keeping a reasonably wide field of view. Measurements in real eyes were conducted to examine the level and optical quality of the correction. We also performed some tests to evaluate the effect of the corrector on visual performance.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(330.5370) Vision, color, and visual optics : Physiological optics
(330.7310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision

ToC Category:
Vision and Color

Original Manuscript: May 5, 2006
Revised Manuscript: December 13, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 17, 2006
Published: May 9, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Yael Benny, Silvestre Manzanera, Pedro M. Prieto, Erez N. Ribak, and Pablo Artal, "Wide-angle chromatic aberration corrector for the human eye," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 1538-1544 (2007)

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