Optimesa: Optical Engineering and Product Development

GNU Octave is an Excellent Open Source Alternative to MatLab

Updated on June 11, 2012

Often it is necessary in lens design tolerancing to go beyond the standard default irregularity tolerances. This is particularly the case when working with aspheric surfaces. The random surface error data files needed in CodeV are easily generated using open source GNU Octave.

GNU Octave

Wave Aberration Single Picture Stereograms

Updated on June 8, 2012

Jim Wyant at the Optical Sciences Center has some cool resources for visualization of Zernike ploynomial wavefront maps.

OSC Jim Wyant Page

Optical Society of Southern California Meeting June 13, 2012

Updated on June 8, 2012

OSSC Annual business meeting, announcement of election results, the induction of new OSSC Fellows, and a presentation on:

Uses of Physically-Based Light-Material Interaction Models in Videogame and Feature Film Computer Graphics

-by Naty Hoffman, Activision, Santa Monica, CA

OSSC Annual Meeting Information

Interesting Articles and Industry News Coming Soon

Updated on June 5, 2012

The news page went up today after a weekend of diving into SQL. Stay tuned.