March 10, 2021

New and exciting training courses now offered through Zemax OpticsAcademy

New and exciting training courses now offered through Zemax OpticsAcademy

Increase your knowledge of illumination & stray light, get CPD credits and more.

At Zemax OpticsAcademy, we are continuously looking for ways to enrich our education programs with exciting and relevant courses. This winter, we are pleased to have added a new course: Illumination & Stray Light learning plan. In addition, our popular Laser & Fiber learning plan is still available and open for registration. Now is a great time to increase your knowledge of these popular subjects.

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January 20, 2021

Zemax launches native diffraction calculation and new analysis functionality

Zemax launches native diffraction calculation and new analysis functionality

OpticStudio 21.1 delivers a new diffraction calculation and two new tolerance setup operands. OpticsBuilder 21.1 improves analysis functionality and includes full Zemax glass catalog.

Zemax announced the latest release of their flagship software, OpticStudio®, and OpticsBuilder™. Continuing our commitment to deliver regular updates to our customers, Zemax will deliver three product releases in 2021, the first in January (21.1) followed by May (21.2) and September (21.3) releases. OpticStudio 21.1 starts the year by empowering the growing role of diffractive optics within the augmented reality and heads-up display markets. This release also adds new tolerance operands for users to align designs more easily to real-world assembly methods. In addition, this release debuts two new feature experiments that improve wide-angle ray aiming for autonomous vehicles and provide a new optimization algorithm. OpticsBuilder 21.1 improves optomechanical assembly analysis by allowing users to add sources and detectors directly in CAD.

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September 16, 2020

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 editing optical components and expands support for mirrors and compound lenses.

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May 20, 2020

Zemax expands OpticsBuilder to Creo Parametric CAD platform

Zemax expands OpticsBuilder to Creo Parametric CAD platform

Streamline optical assembly with software that empowers optical designers and CAD users to build better products, faster and cheaper through improved teamwork and tighter integrations.

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April 06, 2020

Drive manufacturability by improving collaboration between your engineers

Drive manufacturability by improving collaboration between your engineers

Manufacturability is vitally important to optical and photonics companies, but workflow bottlenecks significantly impact how readily, and cost-effectively, you can meet market demand. Zemax is addressing this challenge by providing engineers with an integrated workflow that enables people to work together more efficiently to produce high-performing products on time and on budget, even when at scale.

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