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Aberrations of zoom lens kernel
Author(s): José Sasián
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the aberrations of a zoom lens kernel and a method to determine them. Separating the kernel aberrations provides insight into the zoom lens design process and helps the process by decoupling design tasks. The design of a zoom lens is discussed, step by step, and some alternate kernel solutions are shown. A technique for controlling uniform aberrations is discussed, and a reverse ray tracing method for displaying kernel aberrations is presented. The role of pupil coma in controlling distortion is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2019
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 11106, Zoom Lenses VI, 1110604 (9 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2530491
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José Sasián, James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11106:
Zoom Lenses VI
Takanori Yamanashi; Aurelian Dodoc, Editor(s)

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