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Tolerance assignment for minimizing manufacturing cost
Author(s): Michael Kehoe
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Paper Abstract

An automated procedure for lens manufacturing tolerance assignment is described. The procedure makes direct use of Monte Carlo sampling to obtain tolerance assignments. Tolerances are specified so as to minimize manufacturing cost, subject to a constraint on minimum acceptable lens performance. A simulation evaluates the cost-effectiveness of the program and provides quantitative evidence on the cost savings it can provide.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2010
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7652, International Optical Design Conference 2010, 76521N (9 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.870978
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Michael Kehoe, Resonon Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7652:
International Optical Design Conference 2010
Julie Bentley; Anurag Gupta; Richard N. Youngworth, Editor(s)

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