The Center for Freeform Optics
An Industry/University Cooperative Research Center

Software Tools to Simplify the Transfer of a Lens Design to Manufacturing

Adam B. Hayes, Wen Zhou, Aaron M. Bauer, Joseph Owen, Chris J. Evans,  Matt Davies, and Jannick P. Rolland

in procedding of the International Optical Design Conference, Paper# JTh2B.2

Software tools for creating ISO standard documents and machine code for freeform surface fabrication are currently being developed. These tools simplify the transition from design to manufacturing, increasing speed, simplicity and accuracy.