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The past, present, and future of optical design
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Paper Abstract

The field of optical design has a rich history and a rewarding future. Four leaders in the field will start the International Optical Design Conference with a plenary panel to discuss the history, the current trends, and what the outlook is for this exciting field. Topics will range from lens design in previous years to zoom lens to microlithography to free-form surfaces for illumination to imaging applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 2006
PDF: 32 pages
Proc. SPIE 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006, 63422Y (3 August 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.696972
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Warren J. Smith, Rockwell Collins Optronics (United States)
Ellis Betensky, Light Capture, Inc. (Canada)
David Williamson, Nikon Research Corp. of America (United States)
Juan C. Miñano, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
R. John Koshel, Lambda Research Corp. (United States)
College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6342:
International Optical Design Conference 2006
G. Groot Gregory; Joseph M. Howard; R. John Koshel, Editor(s)

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