OSLO

OSLO

OSLO is the most powerful and foremost imaging system design software used for determination of optimal size and shape of lenses and other optical components. Download the OSLO brochure.

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OSLO Optical System Setup

OSLO allows you great flexibility in setting up an optical system for optimization, analysis, or tolerancing.

  • Environmental temperature, pressure
  • Variety of solves and pickups for curvature and thickness specifications
  • Aperture Specification:
    • Variety of solves and pickups
    • Optional aperture checking
    • Variety of aperture shapes. Complex apertures can be built from combinations of transmitting/obstructing ellipses/triangles/quadrangles. Limit of 2 special apertures per surface in Standard Edition.
  • Complete glass specification:
    • Variety of glass models, parameters (dn/dT, expansion coefficients, transmittance…) now searchable
    • Select from manufacturers' glass catalogs, or define your own glasses
    • Glass catalogs from:
      • Shott
      • Ohara
      • Hoya
      • Corning
      • Sumita
      • Miscellaneous (IR, UV, quartz…)
  • Gaussian apodization (circular or elliptical)
  • Ray Aiming Modes:
    • Lagrangian (direct)
    • Hamiltonian (iterated)
  • Paraxial constants and ray trace (YZ and XZ)
  • Advanced aberrations analysis (text and graphic)
  • Ray tracing:
    • Wide angle ray trace mode
    • Extended aperture ray trace mode
    • Polarization ray trace
    • DOE efficiency (scalar model)
    • DOE surface phase and grating spacing
    • DOE zone radii
  • Focal/afocal analysis
  • Lens drawings:
    • 2D Plan view (x, y, or z direction)
    • 3D Shaded Model (rotating), Wire frame 3D, Solid model 3D
    • Array drawings
    • ISO 10110 element drawings
    • Rich Surface and Ray Fans drawing options
  • Field point set:
    • Unlimited field points
    • Object coordinates (y, x, z)
    • Reference surface coordinates (y, x)
    • Fractional vignetting (min and max in y, x)
    • Field point weight
  • Surface Coordinates
    • 3D tilts/decenters on all surfaces
    • Tilt and bend surfaces
    • Return coordinates to previous surface
    • Global or local coordinate surface specification