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Application of the light sword optical element in a case of presbyopia
Author(s): Zbigniew Jaroszewicz; Andrzej Kolodziejczyk; Michał Makowski; Grzegorz Mikuła; Iwona Pawlak; Krzysztof Petelczyc; Jarosław Suszek; Maciej Sypek
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Paper Abstract

The paper presents abilities of the Light Sword Optical Element (LSOE) for imaging with extended depth of focus. The LSOE belongs to the class of optical elements focusing incident light into a segment of the optical axis. The elements of this kind can be used as correctors of some defects of human eye accommodation, especially in a case of presbyopia. The paper illustrates imaging properties of the LSOE. In particular, the point spread functions of the LSOE are analysed numerically. Imaging properties of the LSOE are compared with properties of optical elements being potentially useful for presbyopia correction as axicons, bifocal lens and trifocal lens. The experimental results illustrating usefulness of the LSOE in a case of presbyopia are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 April 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6187, Photon Management II, 61871H (25 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.667553
Show Author Affiliations
Zbigniew Jaroszewicz, Institute of Applied Optics (Poland)
National Institute of Telecommunications (Poland)
Andrzej Kolodziejczyk, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Michał Makowski, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Grzegorz Mikuła, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Iwona Pawlak, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Krzysztof Petelczyc, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Jarosław Suszek, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)
Maciej Sypek, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6187:
Photon Management II
John T. Sheridan; Frank Wyrowski, Editor(s)

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