Edmund Optics Inc. Datasheets for Cylindrical Lenses
Cylindrical lens have at least one surface that is formed in the shape of a cylinder. Cylindrical lenses are used to correct astigmatism in the eye, and, in rangefinders, to produce astigmatism, stretching a point of light into a line. This area includes micro cylindrical lenses as well.
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|A cylindrical Fresnel lens is a collapsed version of a conventional cylindrical lens. These lenses can be used in applications which require focusing in only one dimension.|
|Focuses light in only one dimension. Similar to a PCX lens in profile, but is a portion of a cylinder instead of a sphere. Cylinder lenses can transform a point...|
|PCV Cylinder lenses are commonly used to turn a collimated laser source into a line generator. PCV and PCX oblong cylinder lenses can be used together for beam expander applications.The...|
|Focus Light in Only One Dimension Design Minimizes Spherical and Chromatic Aberration Ideal for Creating Line Profiles of Broadband Light Sources Our TECHSPEC® Achromatic Cylinder Lenses are similar in design...|