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Optical design applications for enhanced illumination performance
Author(s): Carl Gilray; Ian Lewin
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Paper Abstract

Nonimaging optical design techniques have been applied in the illumination industry for many years. Recently however, powerful software has been developed which allows accurate simulation and optimization of illumination devices. Wide experience has been obtained in using such design techniques for practical situations. These include automotive lighting where safety is of greatest importance, commercial lighting systems designed for energy efficiency, and numerous specialized applications. This presentation will discuss the performance requirements of a variety of illumination devices. It will further cover design methodology and present a variety of examples of practical applications for enhanced system performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 August 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2538, Nonimaging Optics: Maximum Efficiency Light Transfer III, (21 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.216979
Show Author Affiliations
Carl Gilray, Lighting Sciences Inc. (United States)
Ian Lewin, Lighting Sciences Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2538:
Nonimaging Optics: Maximum Efficiency Light Transfer III
Roland Winston, Editor(s)

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