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Design Of Acircular Refractive Lenses For Integrated Optical Circuits
Author(s): Giancarlo C. Righini; Giuseppe Molesini
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Paper Abstract

Techniques of optical design have been applied to integrated optical systems. A novel class of waveguide lenses is presented, called CHARLES (Corrected Homogeneous Acircular Refractive LEns System). CHARLES consists of a small number of single lenses bounded by non circular arcs and non-uniformly spaced: it is capable of diffraction-limited performance over relatively large field angles, i.e. up to 10° from the axis for f/number about 3.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0766, Recent Trends in Optical Systems Design and Computer Lens Design Workshop, (10 June 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940221
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Giancarlo C. Righini, Istituto di Ricerca sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche (IROE) (Italy)
Giuseppe Molesini, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0766:
Recent Trends in Optical Systems Design and Computer Lens Design Workshop
Robert E. Fischer; Carmina Londono, Editor(s)

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