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Manufacturable mobile phone optics: higher order aspheres are not always better
Author(s): James P. McGuire Jr.
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Paper Abstract

We provide an overview of the design drivers for mobile camera phone cameras, with particular attention paid to aspheric order. The designer is often tempted to use high order aspheres (e.g. 18th order). However, better as-built performance can often be obtained at lower orders.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010, 76521O (9 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.871016
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James P. McGuire Jr., Optical Research Associates (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7652:
International Optical Design Conference 2010
Julie Bentley; Anurag Gupta; Richard N. Youngworth, Editor(s)

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