Design for Manufacturability.

Improve optical performance.
Shorten time to market.
Reduce costs.

Harness the power of Zemax optics software

By harnessing the power of OpticStudio®, OpticsBuilder™, and OpticsViewer™, optical, mechanical, and manufacturing engineers can speak the same language across the optical product development process. With our optical modeling software, product engineering teams can share complete design data and analyze performance in a virtual model, reducing design iterations and physical prototypes—saving time and money.

OpticStudio

For optical engineers
Use the leading optical system design software

See OpticStudio >

OpticsBuilder

For CAD users
Package optical systems in CAD software

See OpticsBuilder >

OpticsViewer

For manufacturing engineers
Share a common language from design to build

See OpticsViewer >

Optics design applications

IMAGING OPTICS
OpticStudio and OpticsBuilder are the tools of choice for scientists and engineers designing imaging optics and the mechanical packaging for devices such as telescopes, cameras, and sensors for the Mars rover, and two-photon microscopes for neurological imaging.

LASERS AND FIBERS
Laser and fiber technologies span a vast range of applications, from common household products to laser guidance systems, fluorescence imaging, fiber optic sensors, and laser materials processing.

LIGHTING AND ILLUMINATION
Producing uniform, or smoothly varying, illumination patterns from real light sources is critical in optical systems design. This type of lighting and illumination design is complex, since illumination sources tend to be nonuniform.

Industry news and best practices

Hidden Expenses of CAD Time

Hidden Expenses of CAD Time

Read more >

Zemax accelerates optimization speed and expands OpticsBuilder offering

Zemax accelerates optimization speed and expands OpticsBuilder offering

OpticStudio release delivers an incredible 5x speed improvement to common optimization workflows, while OpticsBuilder adds support for...

Zemax employee spotlight: Infusing fun during times of quarantine

Zemax employee spotlight: Infusing fun during times of quarantine

At Zemax, our employees are the heart of our business. During these times of quarantine and limited in-person social interaction, we have been...

Previous Next

We use cookies on this website to enhance your user experience, improve the quality of our site, and to show you marketing that is more likely to be relevant to your interests. By continuing to use this website, you consent to the placement and use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy.