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Developments in Optical Design Software for Personal Computers
Author(s): Michael J Kidger; Geoffrey P Adams
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Paper Abstract

This paper is concerned with the development of lens design software for personal computers, and specifically relates to the programs developed by Kidger Optics over the period from 1980, (the Mills College conference) until mid-1985. Over this period we have seen enormous advances in the development of personal computers, and consequent developments in optical design programs. This paper discusses both the hardware developments and also the software advances that have been made possible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 1986
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0554, 1985 International Lens Design Conference, (14 February 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.949220
Show Author Affiliations
Michael J Kidger, Kidger Optics Ltd, (England)
Geoffrey P Adams, Kidger Optics Ltd, (England)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0554:
1985 International Lens Design Conference
Duncan T. Moore; William H. Taylor, Editor(s)

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