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Principles of optical system construction for forming a cylindrical light tube
Author(s): Kseniia Ezhova; Victor Zverev
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Paper Abstract

In this paper the basic principles of the optical system construction for forming a cylindrical light tube of assigned diameter are formulated. It is based on the principle of agreement aperture and field angle of the optical system and the possibility of converting the transverse dimensions of the cylindrical light tubes by using the afocal optical system. In general, the task of converting a formed cylindrical light tube with the desired dimensions in the reverse path of the rays can be solved with a help of the single afocal system consisting of two positive components. In paper some variants of the optical system scheme for preliminary (initial) conversion of light tubes with an indication of their main advantages and disadvantages are presented. Aberration analysis of optical systems was carried out.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2016
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 9889, Optical Modelling and Design IV, 98891J (27 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2227621
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Kseniia Ezhova, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation)
Victor Zverev, ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9889:
Optical Modelling and Design IV
Frank Wyrowski; John T. Sheridan; Youri Meuret, Editor(s)

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