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Recent Advances In Binary Optics
Author(s): Thomas J. McHugh; D. A. Zweig
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Paper Abstract

Binary optics is an emerging technology whereby light is directed, combined or distributed by an optical material having a binary or "stepped" phase structure. By employing multiple mask lithography in the fabrication process, we produce computer-generated diffractive elements having optical efficiencies that were previously beyond reach. In this paper we use binary optics technology to generate a high quality aspheric corrector plate which we employ in a Schmidt telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1052, Holographic Optics: Optically and Computer Generated, (6 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951490
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Thomas J. McHugh, Perkin-Elmer Corporation (United States)
D. A. Zweig, Perkin-Elmer Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1052:
Holographic Optics: Optically and Computer Generated
Ivan Cindrich; Sing H. Lee, Editor(s)

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