June 13, 2019

Designing solar panels, LEDs, and more where stray light is critical to operation

Designing solar panels, LEDs, and more where stray light is critical to operation

In some cases, stray light is unwanted—but in others, it’s critical to the application’s operation. Some examples include solar panels, backlights, LEDs, or even plain old lightbulbs. All those applications involve rays that go in many directions, so they need to be designed in three-dimensional space. The same goes for complex prisms, corner cubes, and light pipes. 

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June 04, 2019

Imaging, illumination, or laser design: OpticStudio is the only tool you need

Imaging, illumination, or laser design: OpticStudio is the only tool you need

With OpticStudio, there’s no need for separate software or modules to model sequential or non-sequential ray tracing. You can use it to simulate light for any imaging, illumination, or laser design project you’re working on. Here’s a look at practical uses for sequential and non-sequential modes. 

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June 03, 2019

Zemax announces OpticStudio subscription licenses

Zemax announces OpticStudio subscription licenses

Company offers a choice in subscription terms, all with built-in support via new MyZemax.com portal

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May 06, 2019

Projection system to study insect vision could lead to new navigational aids

Projection system to study insect vision could lead to new navigational aids

As reported on Phys.org, the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has partnered with Polaris Sensor Technologies Inc. to design and build a virtual reality-like projection system to study insect vision for the U.S. Air Force. 

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May 02, 2019

Commit to your success with hands-on training

Commit to your success with hands-on training

Whether you’re just getting started and need an introduction to optics or want to take your skills to the next level by optimizing your knowledge of Zemax software, we have a course for you! 

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