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Optical Engineering

Null test compensators for ophthalmic lenses
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Paper Abstract

Testing methods commonly used for ophthalmic lenses produce a power distribution map that treats the lens as an independent element. This map, however, does not necessarily correspond to the refractive correction state of the lens when the observer looks through it. We describe a method to obtain a refractive correction map of an ophthalmic lens, which is an improved representation of its actual performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 41(11) doi: 10.1117/1.1512304
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 41, Issue 11
Show Author Affiliations
Gerardo Trujillo-Schiaffino, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C. (Mexico)
Daniel Malacara-Hernandez, Centro de Investigaciones en Optica A.C. (Mexico)


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