24 August 2017 Curved sensors for compact high-resolution wide field designs
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Over the recent years, a huge interest has grown for curved electronics, particularly for opto-electronics systems. Indeed, curved sensors help the correction of off-axis aberrations, such as Petzval Field Curvature and astigmatism. In this paper, we describe benefits of curvature and tunable curvature on an existing fish-eye lens. We proposed a new design architecture, compact and with a high resolution, developed specifically for a curved image sensor. We discuss about aberrations and effect of higher sensor curvature on third order aberrations. Besides, we show results of sensors’ mechanical limits and its electro-optical characterization. Finally, all these experiments and optical results demonstrate the feasibility and high performances of systems with curved sensors.
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Christophe Gaschet, Christophe Gaschet, Bertrand Chambion, Bertrand Chambion, Stéphane Gétin, Stéphane Gétin, Gaid Moulin, Gaid Moulin, Aurélie Vandeneynde, Aurélie Vandeneynde, Stéphane Caplet, Stéphane Caplet, David Henry, David Henry, Emmanuel Hugot, Emmanuel Hugot, Wilfried Jahn, Wilfried Jahn, Thibault Behaghel, Thibault Behaghel, Simona Lombardo, Simona Lombardo, Mélanie Roulet, Mélanie Roulet, Eduard Muslimov, Eduard Muslimov, Marc Ferrari, Marc Ferrari, } "Curved sensors for compact high-resolution wide field designs", Proc. SPIE 10376, Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XX, 1037603 (24 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2272451; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2272451
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