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METHOD TO LENGTHEN THE TOTAL CONJUGATE OF FAST GRADIENT INDEX ARRAYS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000025706D
Original Publication Date: 1987-Jun-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

It is well known that rays within a gradient-index lens array travel sinusoidally with a period of 2n/dA where A is the gradient constant defined by the radial gradient equation, where r is the radial distance from the axis of the rod lens and no is the axial refractive index.