Published in Proceedings of the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Volume 6342, Issue 63420B, July 12, 2006, pages 63420B-1-63420B-11.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Glen Gillen was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1117/12.692198.
Light distributions of a plane wave refracted by a microlens are calculated using Kirchhoff vector diffraction theory. Numerical results for one and two-dimensional beam profiles and the onset and effects of spherical aberration and coma are investigated for different lens parameters.
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