EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 238, 2020EOS Annual Meeting (EOSAM 2020)
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Topical Meeting (TOM) 2- Computational, Adaptive and Freeform Optics|
|Published online||20 August 2020|
Numerically solving generated Jacobian equations in freeform optical design
1 Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, PO Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2 Signify Research, High Tech Campus 7, 5656 AE Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Published online: 20 August 2020
We present an efficient numerical algorithm that can be used to solve the generalized Monge-Ampère equations for a single freeform reflector and lens surface. These equations are instances of so-called ‘generated Jacobian equations’ which are characterized by associated generating functions. The algorithm has a wide applicability to any optical system that can be described by a smooth generating function.
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