Aspheres and freeforms 1. Introduction to aspheric surfaces in Zemax OpticStudio

Aspheres and freeforms 1. Introduction to aspheric surfaces in Zemax OpticStudio
This first course on aspheres and freeforms gets you familiar with this useful category of surfaces. It gives an overview of the available built-in models, and includes simple hands-on examples and key information on their manufacturability
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About This Course

This course includes the following content:

  • Introduction to asphere and freeforms
  • Asphere example: a simple singlet
  • Aspheric and freeform surfaces in OpticStudio
  • Comparing Even Asphere and Q-Type Asphere
  • Aspheric Conversion tool
  • Aspheric Testing & Metrology
  • Aspheric Manufacturing

Curriculum

Introduction
  • 1.1 Introduction to aspheres and freeforms
Practicing with a singlet example
  • 1.2 Asphere example: a simple singlet
  • 1.2.1 Asphere example: a simple singlet - Part 1 (System setup and optimization)
  • 1.2.2 Asphere example: a simple singlet - Part 2 (Glass Substitution and Doublet)
  • 1.2.3 Asphere example: a simple singlet - Part 3 (Conic and Aspheric Singlet)
Different freeform types in OpticStudio
  • 1.3 Aspheric and freeform surfaces in OpticStudio
  • 1.4 Comparing Even Asphere and Q-Type Asphere
  • 1.4.1 Comparing Even Asphere and Q-Type Asphere - Part 1 (Optimizing Double Gauss)
  • 1.4.2 Comparing Even Asphere and Q-Type Asphere - Part 2 (Adding Even Asphere)
  • 1.4.3 Comparing Even Asphere and Q-Type Asphere - Part 3 (Adding Q-Type Asphere)
  • 1.5 Self-study Qcon surface
  • 1.6 Aspheric Conversion tool
  • 1.6.1 Aspheric Conversion tool
Testing and Metrology
  • 1.7 Aspheric Testing & Metrology
Test your knowledge!
  • 1.8 Introduction to aspheres and freeforms - Test your knowledge