Smart Phone Objective Highly miniaturized optical system with steep aspheres for the application in smartphones.
Smart Phone Objective in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Smart Phone Objective
Smart Phone Objective Highly miniaturized optical system with steep aspheres for the application in smartphones.
AR Freeform Prism AR Freeform Prism using three Freeform Surfaces for the Prism and one for the Corrector.
AR Freeform Prism using three Freeform Surfaces for the Prism and one for the Corrector
AR Freeform Prism
AR Freeform Prism AR Freeform Prism using three Freeform Surfaces for the Prism and one for the Corrector.
Head-Up-Display for Automotive Off-axis Head-Up-Display for Automotive.
Head-Up-Display for Automotive in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Head-Up-Display for Automotive
Head-Up-Display for Automotive Off-axis Head-Up-Display for Automotive.
Stereo Lens Stereoscopic system with two sequential raytracing paths for the application in a stereoscopic microscope.
Stereo Lens in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Stereo Lens
Stereo Lens Stereoscopic system with two sequential raytracing paths for the application in a stereoscopic microscope.
Surface Form Stack Ability Showcase of a selection of some basic surface form types that can be combined to generate a wide range of surfaces.
Surface Form Stack Ability of the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Surface Form Stack Ability
Surface Form Stack Ability Showcase of a selection of some basic surface form types that can be combined to generate a wide range of surfaces.
Tele Photo Objective Classical tele-photo type camera lens.
Tele Photo Objective in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Tele Photo Objective
Tele Photo Objective Classical tele-photo type camera lens.
Polarization Polarization raytracing analysis to visualize the polarization state of linear polarized light after passing a lens system.
Polarization Raytracing in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Polarization
Polarization Polarization raytracing analysis to visualize the polarization state of linear polarized light after passing a lens system.
Mechanics Integration for Telescope Newton type telescope design showing the combined opto-mechanical system capability of Quadoa®.
Mechanics integration for a Newton type telescope in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Mechanics Integration for Telescope
Mechanics Integration for Telescope Newton type telescope design showing the combined opto-mechanical system capability of Quadoa®.
Integrated Live Ghost Analyzer Sequential ghost reflex analysis performed on an imaging system to estimate and optimize the impact of the reflexes on the image quality.
Live ghost- and reflex analysis in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Integrated Live Ghost Analyzer
Integrated Live Ghost Analyzer Sequential ghost reflex analysis performed on an imaging system to estimate and optimize the impact of the reflexes on the image quality.
Tessar Classical Tessar type camera lens with some analysis plots like Seidel and chromatic aberration analysis.
Tessar type camera in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Tessar
Tessar Classical Tessar type camera lens with some analysis plots like Seidel and chromatic aberration analysis.
Zoom Lens System Zoom lens design with two moving lens assemblies.
Zoom lens system in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Zoom Lens System
Zoom Lens System Zoom lens design with two moving lens assemblies.
Siemens Star Imaging of a Siemens Star pattern through optical system showing the image sharpness under the influence of defocus and coma.
Imaging of a Siemens Star pattern in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Siemens Star
Siemens Star Imaging of a Siemens Star pattern through optical system showing the image sharpness under the influence of defocus and coma.
Axicon Axicon lens system to generate an annular intensity distribution.
Axicon lens system in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Axicon
Axicon Axicon lens system to generate an annular intensity distribution.
Beam Combiner Micro lens array that combines the output of an array of laser emitters onto a single focal point.
Micro lens array beam combiner in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Beam Combiner
Beam Combiner Micro lens array that combines the output of an array of laser emitters onto a single focal point.
Camera Lens TV-Camera lens system.
TV Camera lens system in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Camera Lens
Camera Lens TV-Camera lens system.
Eye Piece Eye piece for the usage in a telescope system for the observation of astronomical objects.
Eye piece for a telescope observation system in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Eye Piece
Eye Piece Eye piece for the usage in a telescope system for the observation of astronomical objects.
Stereograph Eye Pieces Stereographic optical system for the 3D-Visualization of images.
Stereograph Eye Pieces in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Stereograph Eye Pieces
Stereograph Eye Pieces Stereographic optical system for the 3D-Visualization of images.
Free Form Telescope Compact folded free-form mirror telescope.
Freeform telescope in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Free Form Telescope
Free Form Telescope Compact folded free-form mirror telescope.
Fish Eye Objective Camera lens with a wide field of view.
Fish eye camera objective in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Fish Eye Objective
Fish Eye Objective Camera lens with a wide field of view.
Surface Form Stack Ability Model to showcase the wide range of possible surface type combinations by stacking of surface shapes and properties.
Freeform capability in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Surface Form Stack Ability
Surface Form Stack Ability Model to showcase the wide range of possible surface type combinations by stacking of surface shapes and properties.
Integrated Live Ghost Analyzer Ghost reflex analysis to simulate the size and positions of ghost reflection inside an interferometric lens for the measurement of surface shapes.
Integrated live ghost analyzer in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Integrated Live Ghost Analyzer
Integrated Live Ghost Analyzer Ghost reflex analysis to simulate the size and positions of ghost reflection inside an interferometric lens for the measurement of surface shapes.
Fizeau Interferometer Interferometer for the measurement of surface deviations that uses two sequential raytraces - one for the test arm and one for the reference arm.
Fizeau Interferometer in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Fizeau Interferometer
Fizeau Interferometer Interferometer for the measurement of surface deviations that uses two sequential raytraces - one for the test arm and one for the reference arm.
Lens Catalog The lens catalog included in Quadoa® provides a wide range of stock lenses available from the most common manufacturers.
Lens Catalog in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Lens Catalog
Lens Catalog The lens catalog included in Quadoa® provides a wide range of stock lenses available from the most common manufacturers.
Material Catalog with Abbe Diagram The material catalog included in Quadoa® includes data of any common glass types as well as polymers that are typically used for optical components.
Material catalog in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Material Catalog with Abbe Diagram
Material Catalog with Abbe Diagram The material catalog included in Quadoa® includes data of any common glass types as well as polymers that are typically used for optical components.
Material Catalog The material catalog included in Quadoa® includes data of any common glass types as well as polymers that are typically used for optical components.
Thousand of materials implemented in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Material Catalog
Material Catalog The material catalog included in Quadoa® includes data of any common glass types as well as polymers that are typically used for optical components.
Objective Mounting Mechanical mounting for a lens imported into Quadoa® to check for any unintended ray-mechanics intersections.
Mechanical lens mounting in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Objective Mounting
Objective Mounting Mechanical mounting for a lens imported into Quadoa® to check for any unintended ray-mechanics intersections.
Mechanics Intersection Analyzer Detection of intersections between mechanics and rays at mirror-clamps holding an parabolic mirror.
Mechanics-Ray intersection analyzer in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Mechanics Intersection Analyzer
Mechanics Intersection Analyzer Detection of intersections between mechanics and rays at mirror-clamps holding an parabolic mirror.
Interactive 3D Menu The right click menu inside the 3D-View can be used to interactively edit, position, flip or move lenses.
Interactive 3D GUI Menu in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Interactive 3D Menu
Interactive 3D Menu The right click menu inside the 3D-View can be used to interactively edit, position, flip or move lenses.
Microscope Objective Aberration analysis for a microscope-objective.
Microscope objective in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Microscope Objective
Microscope Objective Aberration analysis for a microscope-objective.
Microscope Objective Analysing the impact of lens misalignment on the point spread function for a highly corrected microscope lens system.
Point Spread Function of a lens misalignment in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Microscope Objective
Microscope Objective Analysing the impact of lens misalignment on the point spread function for a highly corrected microscope lens system.
Mirror Microscope Microscope objective design using mirrors.
Mirror microscope in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Mirror Microscope
Mirror Microscope Microscope objective design using mirrors.
Multiconfiguration Scanning mirror system to sequentially image a surface for quality control in pcb fabrication.
Scanning mirror multi-configuration in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Multiconfiguration
Multiconfiguration Scanning mirror system to sequentially image a surface for quality control in pcb fabrication.
Off-Axis Telescope Compact mirror telescope design that uses the same component as primary and tertiary mirror which simplifies the alignment of the components.
Off-axis telescope in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Off-Axis Telescope
Off-Axis Telescope Compact mirror telescope design that uses the same component as primary and tertiary mirror which simplifies the alignment of the components.
Mach Zehnder Phase Shifting Interferometer Simulation of interferograms for the evaluation of phase shifting algorithms.
Mach Zehnder Phase Shifting Interferometer in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Mach Zehnder Phase Shifting Interferometer
Mach Zehnder Phase Shifting Interferometer Simulation of interferograms for the evaluation of phase shifting algorithms.
Projector Cinematic projection lens with a large window serving as thermal isolator for the lightsource.
Cinematic Projector in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Projector
Projector Cinematic projection lens with a large window serving as thermal isolator for the lightsource.
Point Spread Function Analysis of the point spread function for a simple aspheric lens under the influence of misalignment.
Analysis of the Point Spread Function in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Point Spread Function
Point Spread Function Analysis of the point spread function for a simple aspheric lens under the influence of misalignment.
Python Interface Python script to calculate and plot the point spread function of a lens for a large set of parameters.
Python PSF script in the optical design software Quadoa Optical CAD
Python Interface
Python Interface Python script to calculate and plot the point spread function of a lens for a large set of parameters.
Quadoa® feature highlights The intention of Quadoa® was to create a modern optical design software to provide a solution for the fast growing and rapidly developing optical market and especially to provide a software solution which can keep up with modern complex systems. Quadoa® Optical CAD is a state of the art optical design software with a vast range of features and functions for the complete prototyping process of modern optical systems. The feaure highlights listed below should only abstract the comprehensive design capability of Quadoa®. If you have specific questions about a specific design capability please contact the Quadoa® support. Open Feature List (PDF)
Lens Data
3D CAD Positioning
Real World Elements
Assembly arrangement
Lens Catalog with Filter Function
Lens Wizard
Surface Stack Ability: Freeforms and User Defined Forms by combining Surface Forms
Surface Types: Sphere, Plane, Asphere, Off-Axis, Axicon, Cylinder, Biconic, Cosine, Periodic Rotation, Gauss
Polynomial Form: Zernike, Zernike Fringe, Polynomial
Phases: Grating, Radial, Axial, Zernike, Zernike Fringe, Polynomial
Apertures: Circular, Rectangular, Elliptic, Annular
Obscuration: Circular, Rectangluar, Elliptic
Operators: Form Array, Fresnel, Phase Array
XYZ-Coordinate System / Easy Positioning
Absolute and Relative Coordinates
Drag & Drop of Elements
Easy drop down handling
3D Preview of Lens Design
Glass Catalogs with Filter Function
Coatings (Ideal VR, Ideal Mirror, Beam Splitter, Wavelength Dependant)
Analysis Plots
Ray Distribution (Spot Diagram, Field vs. Wavelength, Config vs. Field, Footprint Diagram, Ghost Diagram)
Aberrations (OPD Fan Plot, Transverse Ray Function)
Distortion (1D, 2D, Petzval Curvature 1D)
Wavefront (Falsecolor, Fringes, Gradient, Zernike)
Interferogram (Fringes, Unwrapped)
Vignetting over Field
Image Analysis (Incoherent, Coherent, Ghost)
Point Spread Function (FFT PSF, Huygens PSF, Geometrical PSF)
Modulation Transfer Function (FFT MTF, Huygens MTF, Geometrical MTF)
Surface Analysis (Form, Form Gradient, Phase, Phase Gradient)
Plot Settings incl. easy drop down selection
Ghost Analysis Tools
Live Ghost Analysis Tools (Generate Ghosts analysis parallel to design process within seconds)
Analysis of Ghost Impact on Camera
Diffractive Ghosts for Computer Generated Holograms
Total Flux Analysis
Total Illuminance Analysis
Ghosts inside same data structure
Real Time Tools
Live Ghost Analysis: During the optical design process the ghost wizards implemented in Quadoa® Optical CAD allow the automated generation of ghost sequences for any of the defined sequences in your system within seconds
Live Tolerancing: Perform a Tolerance Analysis at any time during design process to avoid the iteration process after the design process
Live Mechanics Analyzer: Integrated live Mechancis Analyzer to analyze influence of mechanical parts on optical system performance
Technical Drawing
Lens Drawing ISO 10110 Export (PDF)
Scripting Programming Interfaces
MATLAB®
Python
C++ SDK
System Handling
3D View (Create multiple 3D System Views to analyse system with different configurations at a time)
3D CAD Coordinate System (Simple system construction with CAD Interface)
Multi-Configuration (Unlimited number of Multi Configurations incl. Math Expression)
Slider Interface for stepless Parameter Values or Math Expression Input
Drag & Drop of elements
Easy drop down menu handling
System Parameters
Temperature Influence Calculation
Pressure Influence Calculation
Light Sequence
Multi-Sequence Path Definition (unlimited)
User Defined Sequence
Easy Light Path Definition
Unlimited Sequence Fields
Aperture Types (Obj. Space, From Stop, Entrane Pupil, None)
Field Type (Angle, Image Height)
OPD Reference (EP, Absolute over Cam, Absolute over EP)
Source Types (Point Source, Plane Wavefront, Wavefromt from Surface)
Aperture Radius
Source Power Settings
Unlimited Number of Wavelengths
Distribution Types
Tilf of Field
Weight Fields separately
Vignetting of Field
Optimization
Local Optimization
Extended Optimization
Global Optimization
Material Substitution
Lagrange Multiplier Constraints
Soft Constraints
Merit Function for different sequences (unlimited)
Unlimited Ray Trace Optimizations
Optimization Goals:
Aberrations: Spot Radius RMS, Spot Radius PV, Spot Size 1D RMS, Wavefront RMS, Wavefront PV, Lateral Chromatic Aberration, Longitudinal Chromatic Aberration, Field Curvature, Distortion, Zernike, Tilt, Defocus, Astigmatism, Coma, Spherical Aberration
Optical Properties: Image Space NA, Object Space NA, Image Space F#, Object Space F#, Effective Focal Length, Entrance Pupil Position, Entrance Pupil Radius, Exit Pupil Position, Exit Pupil Radius, Maginifation, Angular Magnification, Chief Ray Position, Spot
Ray Properties: Chief Ray Incident Angle, Chief Ray Incident Direction Angle, Chief Ray Exist Angle, Chief Ray Exist Direction Angle, Ray Incident Angle RMS, Ray Incident Angle MAX, Ray Exit Angle RMS, Ray Exit Angle Max, Ray Refraction Angle RMS, Ray Refraction Angle MAX, Absolute OPL
Element Properties: Center Thickness, Edge Thicknes, Center Air Gap, Edge Air Gap, Aperture Radius, Surface Sag, Aspheric Departure, Refractive Index, Abbe Number
Tolerancing
Tolerancing Wizard for Easy Tolerancing
Element Tolerances
Surface Tolerances
Assembly Tolerances
Compensators
Tolerance Simulations (Sensitivity Analysis, Inverse Analysis, Monte-Carlo Simulation)
Tolerance Weights
Specific ID Tolerancing (specify tolerances due to production process or to producer tolerances)
Realistic Tolerancing (Tolerance single elements without affecting each other)
Tolerancing with Multiple Merit Functions
Polarization Raytracing
CAD and Mechanics Integration
Import CAD Data (STEP, STL, IGES)
Export CAD Data (STEP, STL, IGES)
CAD Primitivs Creator
Integrated CAD Mechanics Analyzer (Analyze directly inside Quadoa® for intersection between Mechanics and Optical Rays)
CAD Handling (XYZ-Coordinate System for Position and Rotation)
Exchange File Formats and Data
Import External File Formats (*.ZMX *.SEQ)
Import CAD Data (STEP, IGES, STL)
Export CAD DATA (STEP, IGES, STL)
Export Point Cloud
3D View Image (Export of 3D System as PNG)
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