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Single-element plastics aspherics: the economical approach to precision optics
Author(s): Ian K. Pasco
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Paper Abstract

Modern aspheric design, computers, materials for molds and lenses, and advanced production and measuring equipment make possible accurate plastic lens elements that can meet requirements that used to need several elements. Reviewed are miniature TV camera lenses, laser diode collimator lenses and magnification with some detail regarding design, accuracy, and the low costs that can be achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1780, Lens and Optical Systems Design, 178016 (15 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.142837
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Ian K. Pasco, Combined Optical Industries Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1780:
Lens and Optical Systems Design
Hannfried Zuegge, Editor(s)

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