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TIR collimator designs based on point source and extended source methods
Author(s): T. Talpur; A. Herkommer
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Paper Abstract

TIR collimator are essential illumination components demanding high efficiency, accuracy, and uniformity. Various illumination design methods have been developed for different design domains, including tailoring method, design via optimization, mapping and feedback method, and the simultaneous multiple surface (SMS) method. This paper summarizes and compares the performance of these methods along with the advantages and the limitations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2015
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9629, Optical Systems Design 2015: Illumination Optics IV, 962906 (23 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2190935
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T. Talpur, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
A. Herkommer, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9629:
Optical Systems Design 2015: Illumination Optics IV
Tina E. Kidger; Stuart David, Editor(s)

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