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Luneburg lens

  1. Feb 26, 2010 #1
    Hi there!

    I wonder if anyone could explain to me exactly how the optics of Luneburg lenses work? Are there any major losses due to diffraction, spill-over etc? Is it possible to focus just one image using this lens?

    Thanks,

    Jean
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 3, 2010 #2
    just google it u can find it
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luneburg_lens
     
  4. Mar 3, 2010 #3
    Yes, I knew that. Was just wondering whether anyone could explain it in a few simple words.

    Thanks anyway though!

    Jean
     
  5. Mar 6, 2010 #4
    Hi jean ,sorting out your question,some nice pictures
    this notes might be useful
     

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  6. Mar 7, 2010 #5
    Hi phsixlover,

    Thanks for your help! The pdf you sent gives really good information and at just the right detail I wanted!

    Thanks!
     
  7. Apr 20, 2012 #6
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