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SMS method compared to classical design methods in imaging optics
Year:2009
Research Areas
  • Electronic circuits,
  • Electronic devices
Information
Abstract
The Simultaneous Multiple Surfaces (SMS) was developed as a design method in Nonimaging Optics during the 90s. Later, the method was extended for designing Imaging Optics. We present an overview of the method applied to imaging optics in planar (2D) geometry and compare the results with more classical designs based on achieving aplanatism of different orders. These classical designs are also viewed as particular cases of SMS designs. Systems with up to 4 aspheric surfaces are shown. The SMS design strategy is shown to perform always better than the classical design (in terms of image quality). Moreover, the SMS method is a direct method, i.e., it is not based in multi-parametric optimization techniques. This gives the SMS method an additional interest since it can be used for exploring solutions where the multiparameter techniques can get lost because of the multiple local minima.
International
Si
Congress
International Nonimaging Optics Workshop 2009
960
Place
San Diego, California USA
Reviewers
Si
ISBN/ISSN
Start Date
01/08/2009
End Date
01/08/2009
From page
1
To page
9
International Nonimaging Optical Workshop 2009
Participants
  • Autor: Juan Carlos Miñano Dominguez (UPM)
  • Autor: Pablo Benitez Gimenez (UPM)
  • Autor: Lin Wang . (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ingeniería Óptica
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Domótica Integral, CEDINT
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
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