Simple Optical Design

Simple Optical Design


Simple Optical Design is a quick way to layout optical designs as a 'first approximation'. It is intended for optics students and professionals to mock up simple lens trains without the need for knowledge of more professional tools such as Zeemax(TM). Simple Optical Design uses the 'ABCD matrix' ray transfer method to propagate a ray through a system.

Arrange lenses, spacers, and refractive index step surfaces, and then plot the results.

Download, play, work, and let us know how you'd like it to evolve in the future.

Please spread the word for this niche app and let us know what you'd like to see in the way of features.

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Help me reach 100 downloads for a chance to get a refund. I will be refunding 5 customers when I hit 100 downloads!

Recent changes:
2.0 - Redesigned and improved! We've listened and now the app is much easier to use - including drag and drop rearranging of elements. Comments welcome!

1.5.6 - Fixed a bug related to the "next waist" Gaussian optics calculations. Added more file information to the load/save interface and improved the UI.
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4.3
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About Simple Optical Design
Simple Optical Design is a quick way to layout optical designs as a 'first approximation'. It is intended for optics students and professionals to mock up simple lens trains without the need for knowledge of more professional tools such as Zeemax(TM). Simple Optical Design uses the 'ABCD matrix' ray transfer method to propagate a ray through a system.

Arrange lenses, spacers, and refractive index step surfaces, and then plot the results.

Download, play, work, and let us know how you'd like it to evolve in the future.

Please spread the word for this niche app and let us know what you'd like to see in the way of features.

GIVEAWAY!
----------------------
Help me reach 100 downloads for a chance to get a refund. I will be refunding 5 customers when I hit 100 downloads!

Recent changes:
2.0 - Redesigned and improved! We've listened and now the app is much easier to use - including drag and drop rearranging of elements. Comments welcome!

1.5.6 - Fixed a bug related to the "next waist" Gaussian optics calculations. Added more file information to the load/save interface and improved the UI.

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jun 14, 2013
Enlightening Neat app, works well for basic optics design. Also doubles-up as a whacky etchasketch if you have enough imagination and patience.
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