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Optical Engineering

Aberrations of holographic lenses in image quality evaluation
Author(s): Boguslawa Dubik; Jan Masajada; Jerzy Nowak; Marek Zajac
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Paper Abstract

The imaging quality of holographic lenses depends on parameters that include the shape of a holographic lens surface or an input pupil position. Based on the formulas for third-order aberration coefficients derived for such cases, conditions that ensure the correction of aperture and field aberrations are given. The possibility of joint correction of spherical aberration, coma, and astigmatism is discussed. The formulas presented are illustrated with a number of examples; two types of holo-lenses are taken into account: imaging and focusing. For imaging quality assessment an aberration spot calculation method based on numerical evaluation of an appropriate diffraction integral is used. The results of this method are compared with the results of imaging quality estimation using the geometrical ray tracing method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 13 pages
Opt. Eng. 31(3) doi: 10.1117/12.56104
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 31, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Boguslawa Dubik
Jan Masajada, Technical Univ. of Wroclaw (Poland)
Jerzy Nowak
Marek Zajac


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