Reflective and refractive components

  • Ph. Lalanne
  • P. Chavel
Part of the ESPRIT Basic Research Series book series (ESPRIT BASIC)


The previous chapter has described a few basic architecture usable for interconnects through free space. However, no details about the optical components were given. In this chapter, we study the classical elements encountered in optical setups, which permit a flexible shaping of waves thanks to refraction and reflection.


Focal Length Spherical Aberration Zone Plate Microlens Array Output Plane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph. Lalanne
    • 1
  • P. Chavel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d’OptiqueCNRSOrsayFrance

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