In this paper, a rapid optimization method of cost-based tolerancing is proposed. An example shows that only a few cases of the Monte Carlo simulation are necessary to find the best balance of the yield and the tolerance cost for the practical tolerancing problem.
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Optical Design and Fabrication
Original Manuscript: November 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 31, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 3, 2012
Published: February 24, 2012
Akira Yabe, "Rapid optimization of cost-based tolerancing," Appl. Opt. 51, 855-860 (2012)