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Optical Design Software for simulating systems of lenses, prisms, etc.

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Design optical systems comprised of light sources, lenses, apertures, gratings, prisms, imagers, etc.

Simulate the photon trajectories through the system and compute images at various locations in the design.

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  • So far: spherical lenses, triangular prisms, point light source, RBG imager, image sources, spectrophotometers
  • Simple optical media: Vacuum, Borosilicate, N-BK7, flint glass (SF10), Calcite, Magnesium Fluoride
  • Optical computation of reflection, refraction and transmission in birefringent materials with photons of arbitrary polarization (linear, circular, elliptical)
  • Computation of light propagation through the system to generate simulated images
  • Basic class architecture for optical computations: photons, polarization, 3D vectors, complex math, etc

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Engineering, Science/Research

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Java Swing

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