Abstract

A macro-filter-lens design that can correct for chromatic and geometric aberrations simultaneously while providing for a long focal length is presented. The filter is easy to fabricate since it involves two spherical surfaces and a planar surface. Chromatic aberration correction is achieved by making all the rays travel the same optical distance inside the filter element (negative meniscus). Geometric aberration is corrected for by the lens element (plano–convex), which makes the output rays parallel to the optic axis. This macro-filter-lens design does not need additional macro lenses and it provides an inexpensive and optically good (aberration compensated) solution for macro imaging of objects not placed close to the camera.

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2013 (3)

1997 (1)

R. B. Tagirov and L. P. Tagirov, “Lambert formula—Bouguer absorption law?” Russ. Phys. J. 40, 664–669 (1997).
[CrossRef]

1992 (1)

Chang, H.-C.

Chen, Y.-F.

Crouch, S.

D. Skoog, F. Holler, and S. Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis (Brooks/Cole, 2007).

Dew, S. K.

Holler, F.

D. Skoog, F. Holler, and S. Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis (Brooks/Cole, 2007).

Huang, H.

Huang, K.-C.

Lai, J.-Y.

Lin, Y.-H.

Miller, D. A. B.

Pal, S.

Parsons, R. R.

Ryer, A.

A. Ryer, Light Measurement Handbook (International Light, 1997).

Skoog, D.

D. Skoog, F. Holler, and S. Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis (Brooks/Cole, 2007).

Tagirov, L. P.

R. B. Tagirov and L. P. Tagirov, “Lambert formula—Bouguer absorption law?” Russ. Phys. J. 40, 664–669 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Tagirov, R. B.

R. B. Tagirov and L. P. Tagirov, “Lambert formula—Bouguer absorption law?” Russ. Phys. J. 40, 664–669 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Tsai, H.-Y.

Appl. Opt. (3)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Russ. Phys. J. (1)

R. B. Tagirov and L. P. Tagirov, “Lambert formula—Bouguer absorption law?” Russ. Phys. J. 40, 664–669 (1997).
[CrossRef]

Other (4)

A. Ryer, Light Measurement Handbook (International Light, 1997).

Schott, “Longpass filters,” http://www.schott.com/advanced_optics/english/products/filteroverviewdetaillongpass.html (accessed on 7 December 2013).

Schott., “B 270 i ultra-white glass,” http://www.schott.com/advanced_optics/english/syn/advanced_optics/products/optical-materials/thin-glass/flat-glass-b-270/index.html (accessed on 7 December 2013).

D. Skoog, F. Holler, and S. Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis (Brooks/Cole, 2007).

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