Chapter 3. Spherical Aberration and its Compensation for High Numerical Aperture Objectives

  1. Hiroaki Misawa and
  2. Saulius Juodkazis
  1. Min Gu and
  2. Guangyong Zhou

Published Online: 29 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/352760846X.ch3

3D Laser Microfabrication: Principles and Applications

3D Laser Microfabrication: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Gu, M. and Zhou, G. (2006) Spherical Aberration and its Compensation for High Numerical Aperture Objectives, in 3D Laser Microfabrication: Principles and Applications (eds H. Misawa and S. Juodkazis), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/352760846X.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, North 21 – West 10, CRIS Bldg., Sapporo 001-0021, Japan

Author Information

  1. Swinburne University of Technology, School of Biophysical Sciences and Electrical Engineering, Centre for Micro-Photonics, P.O. Box 218, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310555

Online ISBN: 9783527608461

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Keywords:

  • spherical aberration and its compensation;
  • point-spread function;
  • tube-length change;
  • bleaching polymer;
  • trapping efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Three-dimensional Indensity Point-spread Function in the Second Medium

    • Refractive Indices Mismatch-induced Spherical Aberration

    • Vectorial Point-spread Function through Dielectric Interfaces

    • Scalar Point-spread Function through Dielectric Interfaces

  • Spherical Aberration Compensation by a Tube-length Change

  • Effects of Refractive Indices Mismatch-induced Spherical Aberration on 3D Optical Data Storage

    • Aberrated Point-spread Function Inside a Bleaching Polymer

    • Compensation for Spherical Aberration Based on a Variable Tube Length

    • Three-dimensional Data Storage in a Bleaching Polymer

  • Effects of Refractive Index Mismatch Induced Spherical Aberration on the Laser Trapping Force

    • Intensity Point-spread Function in Aqueous Solution

    • Compensation for Spherical Aberration Based on a Change of Tube Length

    • Transverse Trapping Efficiency and Trapping Power under Various Effective Numerical Apertures

  • Summary