Abstract

Diffractive optics allows the incorporation of several optical functions, e.g., wave shaping and focusing, in one element. A method suitable to calculate a diffractive phase element with this feature is described. Coding and quantization effects are analyzed. As an example an array generator with integrated focal power is designed.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

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