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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January 07, 2021

Zemax webinars & events: Learning opportunities for optics professionals this winter

Zemax webinars & events: Learning opportunities for optics professionals this winter

From discussions on tissue modeling and innovations in the life sciences industry, to EPIC and SPIE events, Zemax is kicking-off 2021 with an assortment of exciting opportunities for optics and photonics professionals. Register today for one of our webinars to learn more about how the optics field is making history in the life sciences industry or join us at one of the many upcoming industry events.

Here’s a look at what’s happening this winter.

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October 20, 2020

International Day of Photonics

International Day of Photonics

In celebration of the International Day of Photonics, we here at Zemax would like to take a moment and recognize the amazing things our users are doing within our industry. From autonomous vehicles, to space travel; AR/VR headsets to developing some of the largest freeforms ever known to man, Zemax users are changing the world for the better!

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May 15, 2020

Zemax Celebrates the International Day of Light 2020 - We help the world see light!

Zemax Celebrates the International Day of Light 2020 - We help the world see light!

Light plays a major role in science, culture, and our society. The International Day of Light (IDL) held on May 16th is an annual, global initiative that provides a focal point for the continued appreciation of light. IDL aims to raise awareness of the critical role light-based technologies play in our lives, elevating science, technology, art, and culture to help achieve the goals of UNESCO – education, equality, and peace. It is also a day to recognize the first successful operation of the laser in 1960 by physicist and engineer, Theodore Maiman.

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April 16, 2020

Zemax events go digital! Join our next webinar.

Zemax events go digital! Join our next webinar.

As the world settles into a new normal of working remotely, we wanted to find a way to bring more optical content to you than ever before. Over the next few months, we will be rolling out new webinars focusing on applications and user stories in the optical industry.

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