Tolerancing of arrays of microlens relays: a case study

S. M. Prince, C. P. Beauchamp, F. A P Tooley

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Abstract

A relay consisting of an f/1.5 95 µm diameter microlens and an f/ 1 75 µm microlens has been modelled to study how variation in alignment and manufacturing parameters affect the efficiency of the system. It was found that a 5% variation in focal length produces a 65% loss in power. The effect of clipping a Gaussian beam arising from the use of offset lenses is also considered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-165
Number of pages15
JournalPure and Applied Optics: Journal of the European Optical Society Part A
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1994

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