converging lens


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Noun1.converging lens - lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focusconverging lens - lens such that a beam of light passing through it is brought to a point or focus
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
sunglass - a convex lens that focuses the rays of the sun; used to start a fire
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The design is based on biconvex converging lens because there is plenty theoretical knowledge about it.
The proposed lens is a converging lens and has a flat profile (as opposed to a curved one as in the lenses based on TL networks [8,9]) with inhomogeneous index of refraction in the direction orthogonal to the optical axis.