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Optical design and fabrication in China
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Paper Abstract

In recent years, the Chinese optical industry has been growing with an amazing speed, in the forms of joint ventures, private enterprises and government supported investments. The current status of optical design and fabrication in China is outlined. Optical design software packages commonly used in the country are listed and their features summarized. Example manufacture capacities are given for typical companies in areas including optical glasses, lens elements and commercial products such as telescopes, microscopes, camera lenses, etc. Recent developments such as aspheric lens fabrication and diffractive element study are briefed. Efforts made in Beijing Institute of Technology to promote closer and more convenient international cooperation in optical industry are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4832, International Optical Design Conference 2002, (23 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.486456
Show Author Affiliations
Yongtian Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Lin Li, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Qiming Xin, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4832:
International Optical Design Conference 2002
Paul K. Manhart; Jose M. Sasian, Editor(s)

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