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How To Design a Singlet Lens
How To Design a Singlet Lens This article explains: Modifying system settings, including System Aperture, Lens Units, Fields and Wavelengths Entering lens prescription data Using solves to enforce design contraints Analyzing...
How to Tilt and Decenter a Sequential Optical Component
This article explains: What coordinate break surfaces are, and how they work How to use the Global Vertex report to check your work Why coordinate break surfaces usually come in pairs Why coordinate break surfaces have to...
How to Design Afocal Systems
This article explains: what an afocal system is how to optimize such systems how to get data from afocal systems in angular units how to handle cylindrical systems how to handle systems with multiple focal and...
How to Create a Simple Non-Sequential System
How to Create a Simple Non-Sequential System This article explains: How to enter and edit non-sequential objects in the non-sequential editor How to draw rays on the layout plots to get a qualitative feel for the optical system performance...
How to Use the Quick Adjust Tool and Slider
The Quick Adjust tool is invaluable during early system setup, letting you easily adjust important surface data to achieve a variety of conditions. This article describes how to use it, and its related feature, the Slider....
How To Model a Mixed Sequential/Non-Sequential System
This article outlines the procedure for modeling a mixed mode system in Zemax, which utilizes both sequential surfaces and non-sequential objects in the same lens file. The following topics are discussed in detail. Inserting/Creating a...
How to Perform a Sequential Tolerance Analysis
Updated December 2009 This article provides an overview of the entire process of tolerancing a lens. It is the first article you should read in the Tolerancing category if you are new to tolerancing. Authored By: Mark Nicholson Published...
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