Applied Physics A

, Volume 107, Issue 3, pp 525–529 | Cite as

Fabrication of three-focal diffractive lenses by two-photon polymerization technique

  • Vladimir Osipov
  • Leonid L. Doskolovich
  • Evgeni A. Bezus
  • Wei Cheng
  • Arune Gaidukeviciute
  • Boris Chichkov
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Fabrication of submicron-height relief of three-focal diffractive lenses using two-photon polymerization is studied. Optical properties of the designed lenses are investigated theoretically and experimentally. The proposed design of the combined diffractive–refractive lenses is promising for the realization of three-focal optical ophthalmological implants with predetermined light intensity distribution between the foci. The realized three-focal optical element has a diameter size of 2.7 mm with the focal distances in the range of 27–34 mm.


Phase Function Diffraction Efficiency Zone Plate Paraxial Approximation Diffractive Optical Element 
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We would like to gratefully acknowledge the EC FP7-Marie Curie-IIF Program (Proposal No. 235969), the Russian Federation state contract no. 07.514.11.4060, and the German project REMEDIS for support of this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Osipov
    • 1
  • Leonid L. Doskolovich
    • 2
    • 3
  • Evgeni A. Bezus
    • 2
    • 3
  • Wei Cheng
    • 1
  • Arune Gaidukeviciute
    • 1
  • Boris Chichkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.HannoverGermany
  2. 2.Image Processing Systems Institute of RASSamaraRussia
  3. 3.Technical Cybernetics DepartmentSamara State Aerospace UniversitySamaraRussia

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