Abstract

A device measuring the optical power of simple lenses by means of moiré phenomena is described. The relevant equations are derived, and a working instrument is presented. A power measuring accuracy better than 0.25 m-1 in the range of ±10 m-1 is demonstrated.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

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