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2006 IODC illumination design problem
Author(s): Pablo Benitez
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Paper Abstract

For the first time, the IODC conference included a contest on Illumination Design along with the traditional Lens Design problem. The proposed problem aimed to find the best solution for a flux coupling problem with high-efficiency and close to the source to target etendue-matching situation. A total of eight valid solutions were submitted showing a variety of approaches, including rotational reflective optics, free-form surfaces, square-to-cross light pipe converters, projection lenses (from singlets to spherical symmetric non-homegeneous refractive index ones). The winning solution was submitted by Bill Cassarly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 July 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006, 63421V (13 July 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.695294
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Pablo Benitez, Univ. of California, Merced (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6342:
International Optical Design Conference 2006
G. Groot Gregory; Joseph M. Howard; R. John Koshel, Editor(s)

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