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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 259–262

Using Bezier curves in the automatic design of nonimaging optical systems

A. A. Trofimuk  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 4, pp. 259-262 (2013)

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This letter shows how to use Bezier curves in the design of nonimaging reflectors and lenses. The curve is simplified to increase the ray-tracing rate. A program library is created that describes objects on the basis of Bezier curves, using the zemax system. A technique for optimizing and calculating the secondary optics of LEDs is considered.

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OCIS Codes
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design
(080.4295) Geometric optics : Nonimaging optical systems

Original Manuscript: February 19, 2013
Published: May 8, 2013

A. A. Trofimuk, "Using Bezier curves in the automatic design of nonimaging optical systems," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 259-262 (2013)

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