Compare OSLO Editions

Three editions of OSLO are available to most cost effectively accommodate design needs. Please contact us for assistance in selecting an edition of OSLO that best meets your specific requirements. The table below has an overview of the features available in each edition of OSLO.

 

General Surface Properties

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
3D optics (tilts & bends using local or global coordinates on all surfaces)YesYesYes
Unlimited number of surface, variables & optimization targetsYesYesYes
Test plate librariesYesYesYes
Test plate analysis and rankingYesYes
Non-sequential groups, regular and tabular arraysYes

Surface Types

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Spheres, aspheres, conics, polynomial aspheresYesYesYes
Cylindrical, toroidal, splines, axicons, ZernikesYesYesYes
Fresnels, ISO 10110 asphere, conesYesYesYes
Hologram, gratings, binariesYesYesYes
Axial, radial GRIN or Wood, Selfoc or Gradium lensYesYesYes
User defined gradient, sag, eikonal or diffractive surfaceYes

Source Types

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Astigmatic source, telecentric source, Arc, LED & LambertianYesYesYes
Independent X and Y Gaussian distributions and Radiant Imaging dataYesYesYes
Extended source shapes: cross, bar, filament, grid, slit, & user definedYesYesYes
Polarized sourceYes

Multiconfiguration Systems

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Zoom lens design, thermal configurations, athermal designYesYes
Systems containing beamsplitters and multiple beam pathsYesYes
Zoom lens optical properties analysis and comparative configuration plotsYesYes

 Multiconfiguration Variables

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Curvatures, thicknesses, refractive indices & apertures, skip surfacesYesYes
Aspheric & special data coefficients (tilts, decenters, GRINS & diffractive)YesYes
Wavelengths, ray aiming mode, reference surfaces (stop, image, …etc.)YesYes
Aperture (NA, EPD, …etc.) and field of viewYesYes

 Starting design libraries

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
OSLO demos & examples (40 lenses), vendor lens catalogs (192+ lenses)YesYesYes
Arthux Cox, Ellis Betensky, and Warren Smith libraries (705 lenses)YesYes
Non-sequential & special examples (37 lenses)Yes

Fiber coupling efficiency

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Single-mode coupling with stepped-index or Gaussian-mode fibersYesYesYes
Efficiency vs. tilt or displacementYesYesYes
User-defined fiber modeYes

Optimization

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Autofocus for minimum paraxial focus, RMS spot size or RMS OPDYesYesYes
Damped least squares with automatic error function or user calculated operandsYesYesYes
Damped least squares with pre-defined system and ray operands incl. spot size, wavefront, field sags, aberrations (3rd, 5th & chromatic), D-d, …etc.YesYes
Zernike, MTF, polarization and multi-layer coating property operandsYes
Powell’s method, simplex method and global optimization enginesYes
Global Explorer and Adaptive Simulated AnnealingYes
Conformal optics (Wassermann-Wolf) solveYes

Tolerancing

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Surface tolerancing on curvature, conic constant, thickness, axial shift
refractive index, X & Y tilt and decenter (all with ISO 10110 defaults)
YesYesYes
Component tolerances on X & Y decenter, tilt and center of curvature tiltYesYesYes
Group tolerances on axial shift, decenter, tilt and tilt about arbitrary pointYes
User defined tolerancing error function with direct or inverse sensitivity and
RSS, uniform or Gaussian statistics
YesYesYes
Change table tolerancing using transverse spherical / axial & field D-d /
meridional & central coma / axial & field sags and RMS OPD /
best focus, back focus or focal length / direct or equal RSS contribution /
distortion, transverse distortion & lateral shear / magnification
YesYes
MTF/Wavefront tolerancing using Hopkins-Tiziani method with direct or inverse sensitivity / perturbation coefficients or direct output / statistical performance estimatesYes
Monte Carlo Tolerancing with a user defined error functionYes
Tolerance grades (A, B, C, D) & grade tableYes

Tools

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Narcissus or ghost effects, export DXF, IGES and 10110 ISO drawingsYesYesYes
SCL – simple command language for automating specialized tasksYesYesYes
CCL – compiled command language (C language syntax w/ support library)YesYesYes
DDE InterfaceYes
User defined DLLYes

Analysis

OSLO Light
OSLO Standard
OSLO Premium
Spot diagrams: 7 different mono and polychromatic analyses w/ optionsYesYesYes
Aberration analyses: 3rd, 5th in any color / OSC calculation / 7th order sphericalYesYesYes
Wavefront analysis with exact Strehl ratio (w/ apodization) / Zernike analysis / pupil map or perspective plot / RMS & peak-valley statisticsYesYesYes
 Point or line spread function: meridional or sagittal scan / amplitude, phase & intensity output / FFT & direct integration methods / perspective plotsYesYesYes
Geometrical and diffraction based energy distribution with encircled & ensquared energy, 1/e2 & FWHM cutoff points and knife-edge scansYesYesYes
MTF(Modulation Transfer Function) – through-frequency or through-focusYesYesYes
MTF using FFT or convolution calculation / square wave input / vs. field angleYesYes
Gaussian beam interactive analysis: spot size, waist size & distance, wavefront radius, far-field divergence, Rayleigh range, deviation from diffraction limit (M2 factor) & plot beam spot sizeYesYesYes
Gaussian beam astigmatic trace: independent YZ and XZ analysesYesYesYes
Fiber coupling efficiency using overlap integral & Gaussian apodizationYesYesYes
Point or line spread function using choice of Kirchhoff or Rayleigh-Sommerfeld integral / vector diffraction / DOE efficiencyYes
Polarization and multilayer coating analysisYes