Using Diffractive Surfaces to Model Intraocular Lenses

This article will demonstrate how users can use the Binary 2 surface to model an intraocular lens. Throughout this article, we will go through a demonstrative design and outline many of the concepts, as well as tips and tricks, involved in designing intraocular lenses in OpticStudio.

Authored By: James E. Hernandez

Published On: August 19, 2016


Zemax Diffractive Optical Element Sag Macro

This article explains how to measure the sag of a diffractive optical element using a sag macro in OpticStudio.

Authored By: Serhat Hasan ASLAN

Published On: June 24, 2015


The Source Diffractive Object

This article introduces the Source Diffractive object.

Authored By: Rhys Poolman

Published On: December 28, 2015


How to Design Diffractive Optics Using the Binary 2 Surface

This article explains:
  • How diffractive surfaces are modeled in Zemax
  • How to use the Binary 2 surface to model a diffractive optical element

This article illustrates the use of Binary 2 surface using a sample file. The sample file can be downloaded from the last page of the article.

 

Authored By: Nam-Hyong Kim

Published On: September 26, 2005


How Diffractive Surfaces are Modeled in Zemax

This article explains:
  • How diffractive surfaces are modeled in Zemax
  • Differences between kinoform and binary optics

Authored By: Nam-Hyong Kim

Published On: September 23, 2005


What is a Ray?

This article explains:
  • What a ray is
  • Rays and wavefronts
  • Coordinates, cosines, and propagation
  • Refraction, reflection, and diffraction
  • Amplitude. phase and optical path                         

 

Authored By: Ken Moore

Published On: December 2, 2015


Understanding Paraxial Ray-Tracing

This article explains:
  • What paraxial rays are
  • What parabasal rays are
  • Differences between them that can cause confusion

The article is accompanied by a ZIP archive containing the samples used and a macro. This can be downloaded from the final page of the article.

 

Authored By: Mark Nicholson

Published On: July 21, 2005


What is an "Effective F-Number"?

This article explains:
  • The meaning of F-Number for optical systems with non-circular stops
  • The theoretical basis for the defined effective F-Number in Zemax                               

Authored By: Ronian Siew

Published On: December 29, 2015


How to Model Corner-Cube Retroreflectors

Corner Cube retroreflectors are commonly used in a wide range of optical systems. This article describes various different ways in which these components can be modeled in Zemax OpticStudio. The treatment can be as detailed as the user needs, with effects due to face misalignment, roofline straddling, thin-film coatings, diffraction etc included as required.
 

Authored By: Mark Nicholson

Published On: December 14, 2015


How to Debug a Double-Pass Lens File

This article describes an easy way to test whether a double-pass lens file is correctly set up, or not, and to identify where any errors are.
                                                                                                                                                   

Authored By: Mark Nicholson

Published On: January 4, 2016


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