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Optical Design Software Package

Qioptiq has been developing and supplying optical design software since 1992. The professional Qioptiq optical design software package consists of the following programs:

  • WinLens 3D: design, analysis & optimisation of optical systems
  • Tolerancer: tolerancing of optical systems, ISO 10110 element drawings
  • Glass Manager: database of optical materials / glasses
  • Material Editor: utility to create, edit and manage custom materials

A license code is required to run the programs in this software package. After placing an order, the license code will be sent to you, along with a CD containing these programs and other useful software.

In addition the following software, lens database and manuals, all free of charge, are available:

  • WinLens Basic: design & analysis of optical systems
  • PreDesigner: pre-design & assessment of the paraxial properties of optical systems
  • Lens Library: Designs of LINOS catalog components and systems plus a comprehensive library of optical systems, taken from the literature - can be used directly by WinLens
  • Manuals: for WinLens, Tolerancer, Glass Manager, Material Editor and PreDesigner

WinLens 3D and WinLens 3D Basic [latest features 2014-07]

  • Diffraction surfaces can be modelled
    • Linear gratings
    • Holographic optics elemnts [2 point]
    • Database of Qioptiq gratings [reflection and transmission]

  • Gaussian beam mode in sensitivity table
  • Gaussian beam mode in ghost table
  • Gaussian beam mode in ghost graph

PreDesigner [latest features 2014-07]

  • Gaussian beam analysis enhancements
    • rectangular beam [laser diode] modelling with different beam parameters in either section
    • twin graphs display both sections
    • table displays data fpr both sections simultaneously
    • option to model beam circularisation using crossed cylinders

Glass Manager [latest features 2014-07]

  • Latest glass data from CDGM, Hoya, Ohara, Schott & Sumita
  • New manual - profusely illustrated
  • Ability to clone graphs/tables via right click menu [as many as desired]
  • Ability to lock a given clone of a graph or table to a specific glass
  • FindGlass dialog added. Powerful tool for selecting a glass, includes
    • list of most recent used glasses
    • text box[s] with type-ahead list of selections. Can setup to 3 conditions for the glass [name, make, index etc etc]

Tolerancer [latest features 2014-07]

  • Latest glass data from CDGM, Hoya, Ohara, Schott & Sumita
  • Latest Qioptiq components - including hyperchromates