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Optical Engineering

Field-Corrected Catadioptric Magnifiers
Author(s): M. V. R. K. Murty; N. C. Das; R. P. Shukla
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we describe the basic principle and aberration properties of both single-element and two-element catadioptric magnifiers which have been designed and fabricated. These magnifiers are capable of producing visual magnification of 15 to 20 times with large eye-relief, and they are useful for reading microfiche having frame sizes of 16 mmX12 mm and 12 mmX9 mm. It has been found that by changing the shape of the single-element catadioptric magnifier, field curvature and distortion can be improved by considerable amounts. A much better improvement has, however, been obtained with the two-element system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 22(3) doi: 10.1117/12.7973123
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 22, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
M. V. R. K. Murty, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (India)
N. C. Das, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (India)
R. P. Shukla, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (India)


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