Designing a freeform optic for oblique illumination

Ross D. Uthoff, Rachel N. Ulanch, Kaitlyn E. Williams, Liliana Ruiz Diaz, Page King, R. John Koshel

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Abstract

The Functional Freeform Fitting (F4) method is utilized to design a freeform optic for oblique illumination of Mark Rothko's Green on Blue (1956). Shown are preliminary results from an iterative freeform design process; from problem definition and specification development to surface fit, ray tracing results, and optimization. This method is applicable to both point and extended sources of various geometries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Optical Design Conference 2017
EditorsJulius A. Muschaweck, John R. Rogers, Peter P. Clark, Richard N. Pfisterer
PublisherSPIE
ISBN (Electronic)9781510616721
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventInternational Optical Design Conference 2017, IODC 2017 - Denver, United States
Duration: Jul 9 2017Jul 13 2017

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume10590
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X

Other

OtherInternational Optical Design Conference 2017, IODC 2017
CountryUnited States
CityDenver
Period7/9/177/13/17

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Uthoff, R. D., Ulanch, R. N., Williams, K. E., Ruiz Diaz, L., King, P., & Koshel, R. J. (2017). Designing a freeform optic for oblique illumination. In J. A. Muschaweck, J. R. Rogers, P. P. Clark, & R. N. Pfisterer (Eds.), International Optical Design Conference 2017 [105900X] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 10590). SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2296876