Design of acircular refractive lenses for integrated optical circuits

Year: 1987

Authors: Righini G.C., Molesini G.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerca sulle Onde Elettromagnetiche, CNR;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: Techniques of optical design have been applied to integrated optical systems. A novel class of waveguide lenses is presented, called CHARLES (Corrected Homogeneous Acircular Refractive LEns System). CHARLES consists of a small number of single lenses bounded by non circular arcs and non-uniformly spaced: it is capable of diffraction-limited performance over relatively large field angles, i. e. up to 10 degree from the axis for f/number about 3.

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KeyWords: Optical design; Planar refractive lenses; Integrated optics; Waveguides optical; Arcicular rferactive lenses; Field angles; Integrated optical circuits; Waveguide lenses; Lenses

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