349 pages | 32 Color Illus. | 118 B/W Illus.
A Practical Guide to Lens Design focuses on the very detailed practical process of lens design. Every step from setup specifications to finalizing the design for production is discussed in a straight forward, tangible way. Design examples of several widely used modern lenses are provided. Optics basics are introduced and basic functions of Zemax are described. Zemax will be used throughout the book.
"This practical guide to Lens Design is very timely as many young minds strive to gain rapid experience in this expanding field. The strengths of this practical guide are in its comprehensiveness as well as its level of details. It is a fantastic guide."
—Jannick Rolland, University of Rochester, New York, USA
Basic optics. Aberrations. Glass. Lens specifications. Zemax basics. Start design, step by step. Design examples. Non-sequential design. Tolerance analysis. Design for production. Prepare the lens design for production.