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Optical Design and Fabrication of a Large Telephoto Zoom Lens with Fixed f/2.8 and Light Autofocus Lens
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Optical Design and Fabrication of a Large Telephoto Zoom Lens with Fixed f/2.8 and Light Autofocus Lens
Ryu, Jae Myung; Gang, Geon Mo; Lee, Hyuck Ki; Lee, Ki Woo; Heu, Min; Jo, Jae Heung;
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Compact system cameras (CSCs) are commonly used nowadays and feature enhanced video functions and thin yet light interchangeable lenses. They differ from digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras in their lack of mirror boxes. CSCs, however, have autofocus (AF) speeds lower than those of conventional DSLRs, requiring weight reduction of their AF groups. To ensure the marketability of large telephoto zoom lenses with fixed f/2.8 regardless of field angle variation, in particular, light weight AF groups are essential. In this paper, we introduce a paraxial optical design method and present a new, large, telephoto zoom lens with f/2.8 regardless of the field angle variation, plus a lightweight AF group consisting of only one lens. Using the basic paraxial optical design and optimization methods, we fabricated a new and lighter zoom lens system, including a single-lens, lightweight AF group with almost the same performance.
Lens design;Zoom lens;Zoom locus;
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