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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May 01, 2019

For complex optical systems design, Physical Optics Propagation is the answer

For complex optical systems design, Physical Optics Propagation is the answer

Ray tracing is a powerful and flexible tool for designing and optimizing optical systems; however, in some cases, the fundamental wave nature of light can be a critical issue. While rays can be a good way to predict where light will go on a coarse scale, the effects of diffraction will cause light to propagate in ways that can’t be predicted.

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April 17, 2019

DigiLens takes AR to the next level with the help of OpticStudio

DigiLens takes AR to the next level with the help of OpticStudio

Zemax customer DigiLensis a Silicon Valley-based startup revolutionizing waveguide optics for augmented reality (AR) applications. 

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March 13, 2019

High-yield optimization: optimization for as-built performance

High-yield optimization: optimization for as-built performance

At this year’s Photonics West, Zemax Founder and Technical Fellow Ken Moore introduced high-yield optimization as a fast, efficient method for improving as-built optical designs.

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