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Air lens vs aspheric surface: a lens design case study
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the behavior of air lenses in lens design. The structural aberration coefficients of a thin air lens are derived and compared with their glass thin lens counterpart. Examples are provided for a telephoto lens and the Monochromatic Quartet where air lenses or aspheric surfaces are used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 November 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 105900B (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2287888
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Weichuan Gao, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
José Sasián, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10590:
International Optical Design Conference 2017
Peter P. Clark; Julius A. Muschaweck; Richard N. Pfisterer; John R. Rogers, Editor(s)

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