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The Influence Of The Crystalline Lens On The Image Quality Of The Eye
Author(s): Melanie C. W. Campbell
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Paper Abstract

The refractive index distribution within the crystalline lens is important in determining the image quality of the lens and eye. Postulated advantages of a gradient refractive index (GRIN) which increases from the edge of the lens to the centre include al increase in overall lens power, a decryse in spherical aberration, a decrease in off-axis astigmatism and a decrease in chromatic aberration of the lens and eye.

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Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967147
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Melanie C. W. Campbell, University of Waterloo (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0813:
Optics and the Information Age

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