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Advanced Optical Technologies

Editor-in-Chief: Pfeffer, Michael


CiteScore 2018: 1.42

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.499
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 1.346

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Volume 1, Issue 1-2

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Optical design of camera optics for mobile phones

Thomas Steinich / Vladan Blahnik

Abstract

At present, compact camera modules are included in many mobile electronic devices such as mobile phones, personal digital assistants or tablet computers. They have various uses, from snapshots of everyday situations to capturing barcodes for product information. This paper presents an overview of the key design challenges and some typical solutions. A lens design for a mobile phone camera is compared to a downscaled 35 mm format lens to demonstrate the main differences in optical design. Particular attention is given to scaling effects.

Keywords: aspheric surfaces; mobile phone cameras; optical design

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Received: 2012-01-09

Accepted: 2012-02-20

Published in Print: 2012-03-01


Citation Information: Advanced Optical Technologies, Volume 1, Issue 1-2, Pages 51–58, ISSN (Online) 2192-8584, ISSN (Print) 2192-8576, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/aot-2012-0002.

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