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ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

Heya, So I managed to figure out the problems I had in my last post but now I'm being asked to recreate the optical train as ideal lenses instead of the lenses I took out of the catalog, so I'm a little confused about that. I realize that ideal lenses just assume no abberations and things, but I'm not sure how to model that per se in ZEMAX. Can anyone maybe explain to me how you differentiate teh "real world" and "ideal" lenses in non sequential mode of ZEMAX.

RE: ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

Look at "Paraxial Lenses" in the manual. It sounds like that is what you are looking for.


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RE: ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

Thanks ! I'll check that out in a bit.

RE: ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

So it looks like i can't really use paraxial lenses in Non Sequential Mode.

RE: ZEMAX Ideal Lens Simulation

Never mind, I figured it out. Not sure how to delete that last post so :P thanks for your help Danstro!

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