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Freeform Optics
Tucson, Arizona United States
November 3-7, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-986-2
Illumination: Design Methods 2 (FW3A)

An approach to construct freeform surface by solving Monge-Ampere equation

Yu-Lin Tsai, Chin-Tien Wu, and Chung-Hao Tien  »View Author Affiliations


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We proposed an algorithm for single reflectors that locally solve a set of Monge-Ampere equation which characterize the flux transformation. Based on computational technique, proposed scheme imposes no restriction on desired distribution, or source distribution.

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OCIS Codes
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design
(080.4225) Geometric optics : Nonspherical lens design
(080.4298) Geometric optics : Nonimaging optics

Y. Tsai, C. Wu, and C. Tien, "An approach to construct freeform surface by solving Monge-Ampere equation," in Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper FW3A.1.

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