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Aberration reduction using binary optics
Author(s): Douglas W. Ricks; John M. Boteler
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Paper Abstract

Binary optics represents a new and developing technology for the reduction of aberrations through the diffractive as opposed to the refractive properties of light. In this paper we consider the aberrations introduced in a simple focussing system when a cylindrical element is placed at the front of the system. We discuss the conventional optical solutions to reduce the aberrations as well as holographic element solutions. The primary tool used in this study is a large commercial optical design and analysis computer program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1211, Computer and Optically Formed Holographic Optics, (1 May 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.17931
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Douglas W. Ricks, Naval Weapons Ctr. (United States)
John M. Boteler, Naval Weapons Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1211:
Computer and Optically Formed Holographic Optics
Ivan Cindrich; Sing H. Lee, Editor(s)

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