Abstract

In this paper, we propose an applicable propagation model for Gaussian beams passing through any cat-eye target instead of traditional simplification consisting of only a mirror placed at the focal plane of a lens. According to the model, the cat-eye effect of CCD cameras affected by defocus is numerically simulated. An excellent agreement of experiment results with theoretical analysis is obtained. It is found that the reflectivity distribution at the focal plane of the cat-eye optical lens has great influence on the results, while the cat-eye effect reflected beam profiles of CCD cameras show obvious periodicity.

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