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Boundary conditions for balancing light in tailoring freeform surfaces
Author(s): H. Ries
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Paper Abstract

Tailoring allows designing a freeform optical surface which precisely produces a desired irradiance distribution on a desired target from a known small source by solving a partial differential equation. Existence and uniqueness of the solution depends on the boundary conditions. We present two alternative types of boundary conditions which ensure a unique exact solution. We have implemented and tested these boundary conditions in our freeform tailored optics package ffTOP®.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 2011
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8170, Illumination Optics II, 817002 (20 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.898613
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H. Ries, OEC AG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8170:
Illumination Optics II
Tina E. Kidger; Stuart David, Editor(s)

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