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Analysis of two-element zoom systems based on variable power lenses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20389699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Traditional optical systems with variable optical characteristics are composed of several optical elements that can be shifted with respect to each other mechanically. A motorized change of position of individual elements (or group of elements) then makes possible to achieve desired optical properties of such zoom lens systems. A disadvantage of such systems is the fact that individual elements of these optical systems have to move very precisely, which results in high requirements on mechanical construction of such optical systems. Our work is focused on a paraxial and third order aberration analysis of possible optical designs of two-element zoom lens systems based on variable power lenses with a variable focal length. First order chromatic aberrations of the variable power lenses are also described. Computer simulation examples are presented to show that such zoom lens systems without motorized movements of lenses appear to be promising for the next-generation of zoom lens design.
Antonin Miks; Jiri Novak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-14     Completed Date:  2010-10-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6797-810     Citation Subset:  IM    
Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Physics, Thakurova 7,16629 Prague, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Computer Simulation
Equipment Design
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Materials Testing
Models, Statistical
Optics and Photonics*

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