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Diffractive properties of the Diffrax bifocal lens

Atchison, David A. & Thibos, Larry N. (1993) Diffractive properties of the Diffrax bifocal lens. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 13(2), pp. 186-188.

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Abstract

We have verified that the Pilkington Diffrax lens behaves optically as a diffractive bifocal contact lens. The longitudinal chromatic aberration of the lens is similar of that predicted by theory, both on and off the eye. The over-refraction with the lens on the eye is similar to the distance subjective refraction, which is also predicted.

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ID Code: 5092
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: d.atchison@qut.edu.au
Keywords: bifocal lens, diffractive properties, contact lens, chromatic aberration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-1313.1993.tb00451.x
ISSN: 0275-5408
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1993 Blackwell Publishing
Copyright Statement: The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com
Deposited On: 27 Sep 2006
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:50

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