6 November 2014 Lens design based on lens form parameters using Gaussian brackets
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The optical power distribution and the symmetry of the lens components are two important attributes that decide the ultimate lens performance and characteristics. Lens form parameters W and S are the key criteria describing the two attributes mentioned above. Lens components with smaller W and S will have a good nature of aberration balance and perform well in providing good image quality. Applying the Gaussian brackets, the two lens form parameters and the Seidel Aberration Coefficients are reconstructed. An initial lens structure can be analytically described by simultaneous equations of Seidel Aberration Coefficients and third-order aberration theory. Adding the constraints of parameters W and S in the solving process, a solution with a proper image quality and aberration distribution is achieved. The optical properties and image quality of the system based on the parameters W and S are also analyzed in this article. In the method, the aberration distribution can be controlled to some extent in the beginning of design, so that we can reduce some workload of optimization later.
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Xiangyu Yuan, Xuemin Cheng, "Lens design based on lens form parameters using Gaussian brackets", Proc. SPIE 9272, Optical Design and Testing VI, 92721L (6 November 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2073422; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2073422
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