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1 January 1991 Optical design with Wood lenses
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Proceedings Volume 1354, 1990 Intl Lens Design Conf; (1991)
Event: 1990 International Lens Design Conference, 1990, Monterey, CA, United States
Spherical aberration in a flat surfaced radial gradient-index lens (a Wood lens) with a parabolic index profile can be corrected by altering the profile to Include higher order terms. However this results in a large amowfl of third order coma. This paper presents an alternative method of aberration correction similar to that used in the catadiopthc Schmidtsystem. A Wood lens with a parabolic profile is used to provide all or most of the optical power. Coma is corrected by stop shifting and Spherical aberration is corrected by placing a powerless Wood lens corrector plate at the stop. 1.
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J. Brian Caldwell "Optical design with Wood lenses", Proc. SPIE 1354, 1990 Intl Lens Design Conf, (1 January 1991);


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