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Welcome to OpticsAcademy
The training ground for the future of optics!

In OpticsAcademy, our training platform, you will find a collection of courses that establish the foundation for innovative optical design.

For the most comprehensive understanding of optical design, we recommend signing up for the Optical System Design learning plan. 



Why choose online training?

  • No travel required!
  • ​Access to the same great content as our classroom training
  • Self-paced learning, with 24/7 access
  • Digital certificate of completion (shareable on LinkedIn!)
  • Single-topic courses are available
  • ​Discuss with the instructor! Q&A forum available for each course
  • Training notes are provided in PDF format
  • Test your knowledge with in-course quizzes



 

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Optical System Design Learning Plan           **Most Popular**
Optical System Design Learning Plan **Most Popular**
The Optical System Design course series provides all necessary knowledge to get you up and running with OpticStudio sequential mode. You will learn how to model, analyse, optimize and tolerance various optical systems, while getting used with the different tools and features included in OpticStudio
$2,400
12 Courses
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Illumination & Stray Light !NEW!
Illumination & Stray Light !NEW!
Using the non-sequential mode of Zemax OpticStudio, you'll discover how to design illumination systems and run stray light analyses.
$2,400
9 Courses
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Tolerancing Learning Plan
Tolerancing Learning Plan
Subset of the Optical System Design created specifically for a deep dive into Zemax OpticStudio tolerancing capabilities.
$1,200
6 Courses
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Optimization Learning Plan
Optimization Learning Plan
This is a subset of the Optical System Design learning plan created specifically for a deep dive into optimization. Starting with the example of a simple singlet, this Learning Plan explains how to perform an optimization in OpticStudio. Assumes a background in optics and in the use of OpticStudio.
$600
4 Courses
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Laser & Fiber Learning Plan
Laser & Fiber Learning Plan
This course reviews different methods to simulate lasers and fibers using the sequential mode of OpticStudio
$600
4 Courses
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All English courses
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日本語のコース
日本語のコース
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Group Training
Group Training
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Aspheres & Freeforms !Coming soon!
Aspheres & Freeforms !Coming soon!
Optical components with shapes that are not bound by rotational symmetry and support higher order curves and localized profiles offer unique design challenges. In this advanced course, you'll discover how to design using them.
$900
0 Courses
Complex Object Geometries
Complex Object Geometries
This course will explain how to create a complex object geometry when it doesn't exist as a built-in object.
$300
Non-Sequential
3. Optimization, Part I
3. Optimization, Part I
Starting with the example of a simple singlet, this course explains how to perform an optimization in OpticStudio. It also describes how the Optimization Wizard can be used to define typical performance targets, how to constrain the optimization to physically meaningful results and how to create your own complex operand.
$300
1/2 day
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4. Optimization, Part II
4. Optimization, Part II
This course discusses the global algorithms available in OpticStudio. It then covers in details the design of a doublet lens: starting from a cemented doublet, the course explores how the system performance can be improved by aspherizing a surface, changing to an air-spaced design or optimizing the element’s materials.
$300
1/2 day
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Polarization and Ray Splitting
Polarization and Ray Splitting
This course will describe the tools for polarization and will then look at what happens when a ray splits.
$300
Non-Sequential
Non-Sequential Settings
Non-Sequential Settings
This course will review the settings to terminate rays and common settings that can cause errors. It will also describe mixed-mode systems.
$300
Non-Sequential
Scattering and Photoluminescence
Scattering and Photoluminescence
This course will review the different models for Surface Scattering as well as Bulk-Scattering and Photoluminescence Model.
$300
Non-Sequential
9. Tolerancing III
9. Tolerancing III
This course describes how to tolerance for irregularity in OpticStudio. It then shows how to model a double pass system, and what are the necessary steps to ensure tolerancing of such type of systems is correctly performed.
$300
1/2 days
8. Tolerancing II
8. Tolerancing II
This course discusses the use of compensators in a tolerance analysis, and explains in more details the sensitivity, inverse sensitivity and Monte Carlo algorithms. The course also includes an example of how to tolerance a singlet lens, and discusses in details the outcome of the Analysis of tolerances.
$300
1/2 day
7. Tolerancing I
7. Tolerancing I
This course offers a first introduction on tolerancing in OpticStudio. After a theory overview, it describes the purpose of the different tolerancing algorithms available. By using a single Monte Carlo file, it describes the different tolerancing operands and their effect on the overall system performance.
$300
1/2 day
6. Diffraction, MTF, and Image Simulation
6. Diffraction, MTF, and Image Simulation
This course offers a review of diffraction theory and the different domains of validity of OpticStudio analyses. It also includes an example of how to design a Double Gauss for specific MTF targets, and how to use Image Simulation to visualize pictures as imaged through the modelled system.
$300
1/2 day
5. 3D Systems
5. 3D Systems
This course gives a comprehensive overview on how to model 3D systems in OpticStudio. It covers how to handle coordinate changes, how to model mirrors, how to set up multiple configurations for systems with moving parts and how to design off-axis systems such as core-drilled sections of a parent parabola.
$300
1/2 day
10. Tolerancing IV
10. Tolerancing IV
This course shows how to simulate complex alignment procedures via the use of Tolerancing Scripts. It also explains how to customize the performance criterion used for the tolerancing analysis, how to evaluate the benefit of compensators and what to do if the design is too sensitive to tolerancing perturbations.
$300
1/2 day
Stray Light
Stray Light
This course will study the Stray Light in a Maksutov telescope. It will demonstrate some useful tools like filter strings, ray files and path analysis.
$300
Non-Sequential
Illumination & Stray Light Zemax OpticStudio
Illumination & Stray Light Zemax OpticStudio
Earn your OpticStudio Certificate and share with your peers!
$300
Non-Sequential
Getting started
Getting started
This lesson gives you instructions for the course
$300
1. Introduction to Zemax OpticStudio
1. Introduction to Zemax OpticStudio
This introductory course helps users understand OpticStudio user interface, provides an overview of optical design theory, and explains glass properties and how the Material Catalog works.
$300
1/2 day
2. Optics Review
2. Optics Review
This course reviews first and third order optics, while showing several useful OpticStudio analyses that can be used to assess the aberrations of the optical system.
$300
1/2 day
Tolerancing with Zemax OpticStudio
Tolerancing with Zemax OpticStudio
Earn your OpticStudio Certificate and share with your peers! Completion of all tolerancing courses is required to register for this course.
$300
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Optimization with Zemax OpticStudio
Optimization with Zemax OpticStudio
Earn your OpticStudio Certificate and share with your peers!
$300
certificate
Laser & Fiber 1.
Laser & Fiber 1.
In this introductory course, you will understand how to model Gaussian laser beams in Zemax OpticStudio.
$300
1/2 day
Laser & Fiber 2.
Laser & Fiber 2.
This second course on Laser & Fiber will dive into the usage of Zemax OpticStudio Physical Optics Propagation capabilities (POP)
$300
1/2 day
Laser & Fiber with Zemax OpticStudio
Laser & Fiber with Zemax OpticStudio
Earn your OpticStudio Certificate and share with your peers!
$300
0. OpticsAcademy入門
0. OpticsAcademy入門
OpticsAcademyの操作方法などを紹介します。
$150
Japanese日本語
2. 光学系
2. 光学系
このコースでは、光学系の収差を評価するために使用できる便利なOpticStudio解析をいくつか紹介しながら、1次および3次の光学系をレビューします。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
3. 最適化 Part 1
3. 最適化 Part 1
このコースでは、単純なシングルレット レンズの例から始め、OpticStudio で最適化を実行する方法を説明します。また、最適化ウィザードを使用して典型的なパフォーマンス指標を定義する方法、物理的に意味のある結果を得るために最適化を制約する方法、および独自の複雑なオペランドを作成する方法についても説明します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
4. 最適化 - Part 2
4. 最適化 - Part 2
このコースでは、OpticStudioで利用可能なグローバル アルゴリズムについて説明します。次に、ダブレットレンズの設計について詳しく説明します。接合レンズのダブレットから始め、面を非球面化したり、接合面の分離の設計に変更したり、レンズの材料を最適化したりすることで、光学系の性能の改善を探ります。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
5. 3D 光学系
5. 3D 光学系
このコースでは、OpticStudio で 3D 光学系をモデル化する方法の概要を説明します。座標変更の扱い方、反射光学系のモデル化、可動部を持つ光学系のマルチコンフィグレーションの設定方法、軸外し光学系の設計方法を紹介します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
6. 回折、MTF、及び画像シミュレーション
6. 回折、MTF、及び画像シミュレーション
このコースでは、回折理論とOpticStudio解析機能について説明します。また、特定のMTF指標のダブルガウスを設計する方法や、画像シミュレーションを使用してモデル化された光学系を通して結像された画像を可視化する方法も含まれています。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
7. 公差解析 I
7. 公差解析 I
このコースでは、OpticStudio の公差についての導入を提供します。理論の概要を説明した後、利用可能な様々な公差アルゴリズムの目的を説明します。1 つのモンテカルロ ファイルを使用して、異なる公差 オペランドと光学系全体の性能に対するその効果について説明します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
8. 公差解析 II
8. 公差解析 II
このコースでは、公差解析におけるコンペンセータの使用について説明し、感度、逆感度、モンテカルロアルゴリズムについて詳しく説明します。また、このコースでは、シングルレットレンズの公差の例を挙げ、公差解析の結果について詳しく説明します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
10. 公差解析 IV
10. 公差解析 IV
このコースでは、公差スクリプトを使用して複雑なアライメント手順をシミュレーションする方法を説明します。また、公差解析に使用する性能基準をカスタマイズする方法、コンペンセータの利点を評価する方法、設計が摂動に敏感すぎる場合の対処法についても説明します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
9. 公差解析 III
9. 公差解析 III
このコースでは、OpticStudio で入れぎラリティの公差解析を説明します。次に、ダブル パス 光学系をモデル化する方法と、そのようなタイプの光学系の公差を正しく実行するために必要な手順を示します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
Zemax OpticStudioを用いた光学系設計
Zemax OpticStudioを用いた光学系設計
OpticStudio 証明書を取得してシェアしましょう。このコースは OpticStudioを用いた光学系設計プラン の一部で、プラン購入後に無料で提供されます。
$150
Japanese日本語
1. Zemax OpticStudio入門
1. Zemax OpticStudio入門
この入門コースでは、OpticStudio のユーザー インターフェースを理解し、光学設計理論の概要を説明し、ガラスの特性と材料カタログの仕組みを説明します。
$150
半日
Japanese日本語
Optical System Design with Zemax OpticStudio
Optical System Design with Zemax OpticStudio
Earn your OpticStudio Certificate and share with your peers!
$300
certificate
Introduction to Non-Sequential
Introduction to Non-Sequential
This course is an introduction to non-sequential mode and ray-tracing in that mode. It will cover how sources and detectors are defined along with some radiometry reminders.
$300
Non-Sequential
Illumination Systems: Optimization and Tolerancing
Illumination Systems: Optimization and Tolerancing
This course will explain how to set-up, optimize and tolerance illumination systems.
$300
Non-Sequential