Submssion Guidelines for the IODC proceedings

Deadline: 13 July 2017 IODC Authors presenting accepted papers are encouraged to submit an expanded Technical Proceedings paper that will be published and mailed to IODC registrants after the Congress.  Visit the links below for complete information. Author Submission & Chair Review System Format Your Manuscript and Sample Templates SPIE Copyright The cost of the Read More …

2017 Frequently Asked (and Unasked) Questions

Frequently Asked (and Unasked) Questions Q. Why are there no specifications for focal length, entrance pupil diameter, field of view, or other traditional optical parameters typically needed to define a lens? A. Because those parameters are not relevant to the problem goal of maximizing the used diameters of the ball lenses. Not specifying them allows Read More …

1998 Lens Design Problem

The Solid Glass Lens NOTE: This information was maintained by Optical Data Solutions Summary (excepted from Optical Data Solutions) The 1998 International Optical Design Conference (IODC) was held July 8-12, 1998 in Kona, Hawaii. It was co-sponsored by OSA and SPIE. The IODC traditionally includes one or more lens design problems for members of the optical design community to consider. Read More …