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Design of apochromats and superachromats
Author(s): R. I. Mercado
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Paper Abstract

This paper reviews the developments in the design of color corrected lens systems particularly apochromats and superachromats. The historical development of the theory, method of selecting compatible optical materials and design techniques are summarized. Examples of apochromats and superachromats are described and the performance evaluations of these designs are shown.

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Date Published: 1 July 1992
PDF: 27 pages
Proc. SPIE 10263, Lens Design: A Critical Review, 102630E (1 July 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131977
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R. I. Mercado, Nikon Precision, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10263:
Lens Design: A Critical Review
Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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