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Programming Custom Surfaces

[October 15, 2018]
In this newsletter we take a closer look at how to program custom surfaces. We present below a thorough tutorial on the topic which includes a simple example rolled out in-depth, and one additional programming sample for further illustration.
[October 15, 2018]

In this newsletter we take a closer look at how to program custom surfaces. We present below a thorough tutorial on the topic which includes a simple example rolled out in-depth, and one additional programming sample for further illustration.

One of the fundamental strengths of the optical modeling and design software VirtualLab Fusion lies in its extremely modular approach: a gateway to provide maximum versatility to the user. This versatility is additionally turbocharged by the fact that many of the aforementioned modules which constitute VirtualLab allow for customization via data import or programming. In this newsletter we take a closer look at how to program custom surfaces. We present below a thorough tutorial on the topic which includes a simple example rolled out in-depth, and one additional programming sample for further illustration.

In this newsletter we take a closer look at how to program custom surfaces. We present below a thorough tutorial on the topic which includes a simple example rolled out in-depth, and one additional programming sample for further illustration.
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FREE VirtualLab Seminars in Berlin and Hanover

[October 09, 2018]
Beyond Ray Tracing: Innovative Optical Design with Fast Physical Optics
[October 09, 2018]

Beyond Ray Tracing: Innovative Optical Design with Fast Physical Optics

Berlin | Germany - 26 October
Hanover | Germany - 14 November
 

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for the optical design tasks in your field of application.
Register for the seminars and indicate your areas of interest.
This information will be used to shape the content of the session.

Beyond Ray Tracing: Innovative Optical Design with Fast Physical Optics
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Non-Paraxial Polarizer and Stokes Parameters

[October 09, 2018]
In VirtualLab Fusion, we provide a model for polarizers in non-paraxial cases and the simulation results obtained from VirtualLab show good agreement with the reference.
[October 09, 2018]

In VirtualLab Fusion, we provide a model for polarizers in non-paraxial cases and the simulation results obtained from VirtualLab show good agreement with the reference.

Polarization effects often play an important role in modern optical research and engineering due to the vectorial nature of the electromagnetic field. Linear polarizers (e.g. wire grid polarizer) are probably the most commonly used optical elements for the manipulation of the polarization state. Although in most cases polarizers are designed for paraxial situations, they are also used in non-paraxial setups, e.g. in the focal region behind a high-NA lens or for the measurement of the Stokes parameters behind a highly tilted polarizer. In VirtualLab Fusion we provide a model for polarizers in non-paraxial cases. Moreover the simulation results obtained with VirtualLab show good agreement with the reference.

In VirtualLab Fusion, we provide a model for polarizers in non-paraxial cases and the simulation results obtained from VirtualLab show good agreement with the reference.
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Meet us in the USA this October

[October 04, 2018]
Meet us in USA this October
[October 04, 2018]

Meet us in USA this October

Learn from our optical engineering experts how to use VirtualLab Fusion efficiently.
Register for our hands-on training in Santa Clara and our seminars in Santa Clara & Tucson.

Training in Santa Clara | California
15 – 19 October 2018
Seminar in Santa Clara | California
22 October 2018
Seminar in Tucson | Arizona
26 October 2018

Meet us in USA this October
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Grating Diffraction and Polarization Conversion

[October 02, 2018]
Gratings are widely used for various applications such as spectrometers, near-eye display system, etc. In the Grating Toolbox of VirtualLab, grating structures can be easily configured with the user-friendly software interface, and they can be rigorously analyzed by using the Fourier modal method (FMM).
[October 02, 2018]

Gratings are widely used for various applications such as spectrometers, near-eye display system, etc. In the Grating Toolbox of VirtualLab, grating structures can be easily configured with the user-friendly software interface, and they can be rigorously analyzed by using the Fourier modal method (FMM).

Gratings are widely used for various applications, such as spectrometers, near-eye display systems, etc. In the Grating Toolbox of VirtualLab, grating structures can be easily configured through a user-friendly software interface, and they can be rigorously analyzed using the Fourier modal method (FMM). This enables not only the calculation of diffraction efficiencies but also the investigation of polarization effects. For example, the polarization conversion for light diffraction at a sub-wavelength grating is investigated, and the results obtained from VirtualLab show good agreement with the reference.

Gratings are widely used for various applications such as spectrometers, near-eye display system, etc. In the Grating Toolbox of VirtualLab, grating structures can be easily configured with the user-friendly software interface, and they can be rigorously analyzed by using the Fourier modal method (FMM).
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FREE VirtualLab Seminars in Delft (Netherlands) & Seoul (Korea)

[September 26, 2018]
Modern optical technology has so branched out from traditionally understood lens systems that ray optics often falls short when it comes to simulating and designing cutting-edge optical systems with acceptable accuracy. A software package that yields fast physical optics simulation results alongside ray tracing then becomes, not a choice, but a necessity. This is precisely what VirtualLab Fusion offers: come to our free seminar to discover the fast physical optics concept, how to benefit from it through our user-friendly GUI, and an overview of what it can provide in a wide-ranging set of applications!
[September 26, 2018]

Modern optical technology has so branched out from traditionally understood lens systems that ray optics often falls short when it comes to simulating and designing cutting-edge optical systems with acceptable accuracy. A software package that yields fast physical optics simulation results alongside ray tracing then becomes, not a choice, but a necessity. This is precisely what VirtualLab Fusion offers: come to our free seminar to discover the fast physical optics concept, how to benefit from it through our user-friendly GUI, and an overview of what it can provide in a wide-ranging set of applications!

Delft | Netherlands - 8 October
Seoul | Korea - 16 November


Meet our experts and learn how to use VirtualLab Fusion
for the optical design tasks in your field of application.
Register for the seminars and indicate your areas of interest.
This information will be used to shape the content of the session.

Modern optical technology has so branched out from traditionally understood lens systems that ray optics often falls short when it comes to simulating and designing cutting-edge optical systems with acceptable accuracy. A software package that yields fast physical optics simulation results alongside ray tracing then becomes, not a choice, but a necessity. This is precisely what VirtualLab Fusion offers: come to our free seminar to discover the fast physical optics concept, how to benefit from it through our user-friendly GUI, and an overview of what it can provide in a wide-ranging set of applications!
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Analysis of Imaging Systems: Wavefront Error & Effect of Apertures

[September 25, 2018]
Imaging systems can be found in various optical applications and they may appear in different configurations. Such systems can be easily setup in VirtualLab Fusion and their performance can be analyzed by using e.g. the wavefront error detector. Especially, the apertures in system is known to have an influence on the imaging quality. VirtualLab can handle the aperture effects properly and take them into consideration for the PSF/MTF calculation. As an example, such effects are demonstrated with a human eye model.
[September 25, 2018]

Imaging systems can be found in various optical applications and they may appear in different configurations. Such systems can be easily setup in VirtualLab Fusion and their performance can be analyzed by using e.g. the wavefront error detector. Especially, the apertures in system is known to have an influence on the imaging quality. VirtualLab can handle the aperture effects properly and take them into consideration for the PSF/MTF calculation. As an example, such effects are demonstrated with a human eye model.

Imaging systems can be found in various optical applications and they may appear in different configurations.

Such systems can be easily set up in VirtualLab Fusion and their performance can be analyzed with e.g. the wavefront error detector. Especially, apertures in system are known to have an influence on imaging quality. VirtualLab can handle aperture effects properly and take them into consideration for the PSF/MTF calculation. As an example, such effects are demonstrated with a human eye model.

Imaging systems can be found in various optical applications and they may appear in different configurations. Such systems can be easily setup in VirtualLab Fusion and their performance can be analyzed by using e.g. the wavefront error detector. Especially, the apertures in system is known to have an influence on the imaging quality. VirtualLab can handle the aperture effects properly and take them into consideration for the PSF/MTF calculation. As an example, such effects are demonstrated with a human eye model.
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VirtualLab Training in Santa Clara | USA (15-19 October 2018)

[September 19, 2018]
Analysis & Design of Diffractive & Micro-Optical Systems
[September 19, 2018]

Analysis & Design of Diffractive & Micro-Optical Systems

Learn from our optical engineering experts how to use VirtualLab Fusion efficiently.
Register for our training courses in Santa Clara. Fit it to your needs and time schedule:

2-day course
"Introduction to VirtualLab Fusion"
3-day course
"Analysis and Design of Diffractive and Micro-Optical Systems"
5-day course
The full 5-day training combines the content of the 2-day and 3-day courses.

Analysis & Design of Diffractive & Micro-Optical Systems
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Modeling of Graded-Index Media

[September 18, 2018]
In optics, several effects, like the air turbulence or thermal effects in laser, may cause modulations in the refractive index, and lead to the so-called graded-index (GRIN) media. Such media are found useful in applications e.g. flat lens, reducing aberrations, and fibers. The modeling of light propagation through GRIN media is therefore important for practical optical simulation and design. In VirtualLab Fusion, an efficient modeling technology has been implemented, which is suitable in the cases of e.g. GRIN lens and GRIN fiber modeling.
[September 18, 2018]

In optics, several effects, like the air turbulence or thermal effects in laser, may cause modulations in the refractive index, and lead to the so-called graded-index (GRIN) media. Such media are found useful in applications e.g. flat lens, reducing aberrations, and fibers. The modeling of light propagation through GRIN media is therefore important for practical optical simulation and design. In VirtualLab Fusion, an efficient modeling technology has been implemented, which is suitable in the cases of e.g. GRIN lens and GRIN fiber modeling.

In optics, several effects like air turbulence or thermal effects in lasers may cause modulations in the refractive index which lead to so-called graded-index (GRIN) media.

This type of media can be useful in certain applications, e.g. flat lens, reducing aberrations and fibers. The modeling of light propagation through GRIN media is therefore important for practical optical simulations and design. In VirtualLab Fusion an efficient modeling technology has been implemented which is suitable in the cases of e.g. GRIN lens and GRIN fiber modeling.

In optics, several effects, like the air turbulence or thermal effects in laser, may cause modulations in the refractive index, and lead to the so-called graded-index (GRIN) media. Such media are found useful in applications e.g. flat lens, reducing aberrations, and fibers. The modeling of light propagation through GRIN media is therefore important for practical optical simulation and design. In VirtualLab Fusion, an efficient modeling technology has been implemented, which is suitable in the cases of e.g. GRIN lens and GRIN fiber modeling.
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FREE VirtualLab Seminars & Talks (Berlin I Hannover I Nuremberg)

[September 13, 2018]
Beyond Ray Tracing: Innovative Optical Design with Fast Physical Optics
[September 13, 2018]

Beyond Ray Tracing: Innovative Optical Design with Fast Physical Optics

Berlin | Germany - 26 October
Nuremberg | Germany - 6 November
Hannover | Germany - 14 November



Meet our experts and learn how to use VirtualLab Fusion
for the optical design tasks in your field of application.
Register for the seminars and indicate your areas of interest.
This information will be used to shape the content of the session.

Beyond Ray Tracing: Innovative Optical Design with Fast Physical Optics
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