Aspheric/freeform optical surface description for controlling illumination from point-like light sources
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Coll Opt Sci
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CitationAspheric/freeform optical surface description for controlling illumination from point-like light sources 2016, 55 (11):115104 Optical Engineering
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AbstractWe present an optical surface in closed form that can be used to design lenses for controlling relative illumination on a target surface. The optical surface is constructed by rotation of the pedal curve to the ellipse about its minor axis. Three renditions of the surface are provided, namely as an expansion of a base surface, and as combinations of several base surfaces. Examples of the performance of the surfaces are presented for the case of a point light source. (C) 2016 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
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