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Miniature camera lens design with a freeform surface
Author(s): Yufeng Yan; Jose Sasian
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Paper Abstract

We present a miniature camera lens design method that uses a freeform surface based on the pedal curve to the ellipse in polynomial form. Two designs are presented and their benefits of optical performance and tolerance sensitivity are compared to designs with conventional aspheric surfaces. We also reverse a freeform design using even aspherical surfaces to show that the optimization solution of a freeform design cannot be reproduced by even aspherical surfaces.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 November 2017
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 1059012 (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2292653
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Yufeng Yan, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Jose Sasian, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10590:
International Optical Design Conference 2017
Peter P. Clark; Julius A. Muschaweck; Richard N. Pfisterer; John R. Rogers, Editor(s)

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