8 March 2018 A new concept of imaging system: telescope windows
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Proceedings Volume 10474, Ophthalmic Technologies XXVIII; 104741Z (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2289657
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2018, San Francisco, California, United States
A Telescope window is a novel concept of transformation-optics consisting of an array of micro-telescopes, in our configuration, of a Galilean type. When the array is considered as one multifaceted device, it acts as a traditional Galilean telescope with distinctive and attractive properties such as compactness and modularity. Each lenslet, can in principle, be independently designed for a specific optical function. In this paper, we report on the design, manufacture and prototyping, by diamond precision machining, of 2 concepts of telescope windows, and discuss both their performances and limitations with a view to use them as potential low vision aid devices to support patients with macular degeneration.
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Cyril Bourgenot, Cyril Bourgenot, Euan Cowie, Euan Cowie, Laura Young, Laura Young, Gordon Love, Gordon Love, John Girkin, John Girkin, Johannes Courtial, Johannes Courtial, } "A new concept of imaging system: telescope windows", Proc. SPIE 10474, Ophthalmic Technologies XXVIII, 104741Z (8 March 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2289657; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2289657


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