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Custom optics for the motionless-head parallel readout optical disk system
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Paper Abstract

A single hybrid refractive/diffractive lens element is designed to replace the multiple refractive cylindrical lenses in the motionless-head parallel readout optical disk system. The new system has less elements, simplified alignment, and significantly reduced aberrations. Experimental results are presented. In addition, a design for the disk illumination element based on diffractive optics technology is introduced.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 August 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2537, Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization, (11 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216381
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Philippe J. Marchand, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2537:
Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization
Jose M. Sasian, Editor(s)

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