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Curved sensors for compact high-resolution wide field designs
Author(s): Christophe Gaschet; Bertrand Chambion; Stéphane Gétin; Gaid Moulin; Aurélie Vandeneynde; Stéphane Caplet; David Henry; Emmanuel Hugot; Wilfried Jahn; Thibault Behaghel; Simona Lombardo; Mélanie Roulet; Eduard Muslimov; Marc Ferrari
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Paper Abstract

Over the recent years, a huge interest has grown for curved electronics, particularly for opto-electronics systems. Indeed, curved sensors help the correction of off-axis aberrations, such as Petzval Field Curvature and astigmatism. In this paper, we describe benefits of curvature and tunable curvature on an existing fish-eye lens. We proposed a new design architecture, compact and with a high resolution, developed specifically for a curved image sensor. We discuss about aberrations and effect of higher sensor curvature on third order aberrations. Besides, we show results of sensors’ mechanical limits and its electro-optical characterization. Finally, all these experiments and optical results demonstrate the feasibility and high performances of systems with curved sensors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 2017
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10376, Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XX, 1037603 (24 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2272451
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Christophe Gaschet, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI (France)
Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Bertrand Chambion, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI (France)
Stéphane Gétin, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI (France)
Gaid Moulin, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Aurélie Vandeneynde, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI (France)
Stéphane Caplet, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI (France)
David Henry, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA-LETI (France)
Emmanuel Hugot, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Wilfried Jahn, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Thibault Behaghel, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Simona Lombardo, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Mélanie Roulet, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Eduard Muslimov, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)
Marc Ferrari, Aix Marseille Univ., Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille, CNRS (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10376:
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XX
Arthur J. Davis; Cornelius F. Hahlweg; Joseph R. Mulley, Editor(s)

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