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The Use of Personal Computers in Optical Design
Author(s): Michael J Kidger
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Paper Abstract

This paper is concerned with the development of Lens Design Techniques, specifically related to the use of personal computers. Lens Designers have been using computers for more than 20 years, although for most of this time it has only been feasible to use large mini-computers and mainframes, usually in a time-sharing mode. Since about 1980 there have been an increasing number of personal computers available, and these are now used very widely for Lens Design, as well as for many other applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 October 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0550, Sensor Design Using Computer Tools II, (28 October 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948861
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Michael J Kidger, Kidger Optics Ltd (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0550:
Sensor Design Using Computer Tools II
John A. Jamieson, Editor(s)

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