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Imaging by diffraction: grating design and hardware results
Author(s): C. William Chen; John Steven Anderson
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Paper Abstract

A diffractive optical element (DOE) can correct chromatic aberration in refractive optical systems with spectral bands in the visible, mid-wavelength, and long-wavelength infrared. A DOE simplifies the optical design, improves the image quality, and lowers the cost and weight by reducing the number of lens elements and desensitizing the alignment tolerances.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1993
PDF: 21 pages
Proc. SPIE 10271, Diffractive and Miniaturized Optics: A Critical Review, 1027106 (28 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.170194
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C. William Chen, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
John Steven Anderson, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10271:
Diffractive and Miniaturized Optics: A Critical Review
Sing H. Lee, Editor(s)

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