24 October 1984 Optical Analysis Software As An Application For Three-Dimensional Display
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Presented is a discussion of the potential value of three-dimensional displays augmenting optical design software. Specifically, we discuss physical optics modeling methods and a configuration-based approach, which allows users to view the optical system in a three-dimensional projection. This approach utilizes elementary ray-trace capabilities used in providing geometric beam data to the physical optics part of the code. A global three-dimensional coordinate system provides a framework in which to locate components, and compute beam intercepts with the components in the optical systems.
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Michael F. Abernathy, "Optical Analysis Software As An Application For Three-Dimensional Display", Proc. SPIE 0507, Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data II, (24 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944948; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944948
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