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Earlier Fresnel Lenses

  • Ralf Leutz
  • Akio Suzuki
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Part of the Springer Series in OPTICAL SCIENCES book series (SSOS, volume 83)

Abstract

Refraction occurs when a ray passes through surfaces separating materials with different indices of refraction. The contour of these surfaces define the focusing properties of the optical element. The bulk of material between the refracting surfaces has little effect on the optics of the lens.

Keywords

Total Internal Reflection Solar Application Spherical Aberration Imaging Lens Solar Energy Application 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralf Leutz
    • 1
  • Akio Suzuki
    • 2
  1. 1.Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology BASETokyoJapan
  2. 2.Natural Sciences SectorUNESCOParis Cedex 15France

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