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VirtualLab field tracing does fully vectorial electomagnetic field optical modeling, including
refraction, diffraction, interference, temporal and spatial coherence, polarization, and aberrations

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VirtualLab software for modeling:
Complex optical systems including: refractive, diffractive, hybrid, Fresnel
    and GRIN lenses, diffractive optical elements, diffusers, beam shapers,
    diffractive beam splitters
Diffractive optical elements for beam shaping, splitting, homogenization
2D and 3D Gratings: subwavelength gratings, polarization gratings,
    gratings within optical systems
Laser resonators
Laser pulse stretching, compresssion, and shaping
Ultrashort laser pulse propagation
And more....

As shown at Photonics West-San Francisco, CLEO-San Jose,
    Optics & Photonics-San Diego

5 Available Program Modules - "Toolboxes"
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VirtualLab Starter Toolbox
Model lenses, micro optics, diffractive optics, high NA optics

• Takes into account diffraction, interference, polarization,
    partial coherence, aberrations
• Simulates temporally and spatially coherent light sources, such as
    LEDs, excimer lasers and multimode lasers
• Analyzes ultrashort pulse propagation
• Optimizes lasers and optical systems using a long list of
    user-selected standard or customized merit functions

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VirtualLab Diffractive Optics Toolbox
Beam homogenization, such as circular, square and rectangular top hats
Beam splitting: points arrays with user-defined intensities and spacing
Beam shaping: 2D pattern generation, lines, logos, arbitrary shapes
Diffractive diffusers, phase plates, computer-generated holograms,

• Imports bitmap or ASCII pattern to design DOE
• Optimizes by 1) Iterative Fourier Transform Algorithm and
    2) parametric optimization
• Calculates etching masks
• Exports fabrication data: GDSII, CIF, Bitmap, ASCII/.csv, Point-Cloud, STL

For a 3-minute video on shaping, splitting and diffusing light
  by diffractive optical elements with VirtualLab click here

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VirtualLab Grating Toolbox
2D and 3D Gratings, volume gratings
Subwavelength gratings: antireflection, moth-eye structures
Polarization gratings
Gratings within optical systems
Gratings in laser resonators
Pre-defined grating structures, such as sinusoidal, triangular, sawtooth
Customized grating structures

• Imports measured height profiles
• Imports programmable height profiles and refractive index distributions
• Rigorous analysis by Fourier Modal Method (RCWA)
• Optimizes local and global parameters
• Analyzes tolerances from user-selected parameters
• Analyzes grating efficiency

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VirtualLab Lighting Toolbox
Cells Arrays for beam shaping and homogenization of LED light
Model micro arrays of gratings, prisms, mirrors

• Includes LED source model
• Also can import measured LED data
• Calculates etching masks
• Exports fabrication data: GDSII, ASCII/.csv
• Typically used with Grating Toolbox

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VirtualLab Laser Resonator Toolbox
Models both stable and unstable laser resonators
Analyzes multimode lasers (Arnoldi algorithm)
Models resonators with spatial filters and arbitrary apertures

• Tolerance simulation for varying aperture sizes and tilts
• Imports thermal and other data from LASCAD™; laser design software


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Features of VirtualLab programs
• Session editors (Wizards) available to guide through design steps
• Multiple propagation methods: Choose user-selected propagation method
    or program-recommended propagation method at each step
    in optical system
• Programmable components: Include customized sources, optical elements,
• Insert programming snippets from VirtualLab library for a wide range
    of design and analysis functions
• Insert MATLAB or C# code
• Import Zemax lens data (Advanced Starter Toolbox)
• Optimizes user-selected parameters
• Applies user-selected standard or customized merit functions
• Analyzes tolerances
• Calculates etching masks
• Exports fabrication data: GDSII, CIF, Bitmap, ASCII/.csv, Point-Cloud, STL

Training and support
U.S. training classes
Learning aids: application examples, sample data files, presentations,
    and videos
Expert and prompt personal support before and after sales

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