Continuous Gradient Index and Shell Models of the human Lens
Because of the complexity of tracing rays through a gradient refractive index medium, the human eye’s lens is sometimes approximated by a shell structure with constant refractive index within shells. In the shell model, power arises from a combination of an axial variation in index and the curvatures of the shell surfaces. We develop an equation which gives the power due to the gradient index of the lens, and use this to choose shell models that have the same power as the continuous gradient index model. Some types of shell models are described and evaluated.
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|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: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Keywords:||gradient refractive index, lens, raytracing|
|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 1995 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||28 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 07:12|
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