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Axial Gradient Index Singlet Collimator Lens For The Compact Disk System
Author(s): Paul O. McLaughlin; Minoru Toyama; Ichiro Kitano
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Paper Abstract

An axial gradient index singlet collimator lens for use in the compact disk system has been designed and successfully fabricated. Cost and manufacturing constraints have led to a plano-convex design with the axial gradient index profile symmetric about the plane, perpendicular to the optical axis, passing through the center of the lens. Diffraction limited performance has been obtained in the collimator singlet.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0695, Optical Mass Data Storage II, (14 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.936837
Show Author Affiliations
Paul O. McLaughlin, Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan)
Minoru Toyama, Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan)
Ichiro Kitano, Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Ltd. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0695:
Optical Mass Data Storage II
Robert P. Freese; Albert A. Jamberdino; Maarten R. de Haan, Editor(s)

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