## 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

Authored By: Rhys Poolman

Published On: December 28, 2015

## How to Design Diffractive Optics Using the Binary 2 Surface

• 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

• 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?

• 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

• 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"?

• 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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