Three editions of OSLO are available to most cost effectively accommodate design needs. Please contact us for assistance in selecting an edition of OSLO that best meets your specific requirements. The table below has an overview of the features available in each edition of OSLO.
General Surface Properties |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
3D optics (tilts & bends using local or global coordinates on all surfaces) | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Unlimited number of surface, variables & optimization targets | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Test plate libraries | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Test plate analysis and ranking | Yes | Yes | |
Non-sequential groups, regular and tabular arrays | Yes | ||
Surface Types |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Spheres, aspheres, conics, polynomial aspheres | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Cylindrical, toroidal, splines, axicons, Zernikes | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Fresnels, ISO 10110 asphere, cones | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Hologram, gratings, binaries | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Axial, radial GRIN or Wood, Selfoc or Gradium lens | Yes | Yes | Yes |
User defined gradient, sag, eikonal or diffractive surface | Yes | ||
Source Types |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Astigmatic source, telecentric source, Arc, LED & Lambertian | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Independent X and Y Gaussian distributions and Radiant Imaging data | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Extended source shapes: cross, bar, filament, grid, slit, & user defined | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Polarized source | Yes | ||
Multiconfiguration Systems |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Zoom lens design, thermal configurations, athermal design | Yes | Yes | |
Systems containing beamsplitters and multiple beam paths | Yes | Yes | |
Zoom lens optical properties analysis and comparative configuration plots | Yes | Yes | |
Multiconfiguration Variables |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Curvatures, thicknesses, refractive indices & apertures, skip surfaces | Yes | Yes | |
Aspheric & special data coefficients (tilts, decenters, GRINS & diffractive) | Yes | Yes | |
Wavelengths, ray aiming mode, reference surfaces (stop, image, …etc.) | Yes | Yes | |
Aperture (NA, EPD, …etc.) and field of view | Yes | Yes | |
Starting design libraries |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
OSLO demos & examples (40 lenses), vendor lens catalogs (192+ lenses) | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Arthux Cox, Ellis Betensky, and Warren Smith libraries (705 lenses) | Yes | Yes | |
Non-sequential & special examples (37 lenses) | Yes | ||
Fiber coupling efficiency |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Single-mode coupling with stepped-index or Gaussian-mode fibers | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Efficiency vs. tilt or displacement | Yes | Yes | Yes |
User-defined fiber mode | Yes | ||
Optimization |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Autofocus for minimum paraxial focus, RMS spot size or RMS OPD | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Damped least squares with automatic error function or user calculated operands | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Damped least squares with pre-defined system and ray operands incl. spot size, wavefront, field sags, aberrations (3rd, 5th & chromatic), D-d, …etc. | Yes | Yes | |
Zernike, MTF, polarization and multi-layer coating property operands | Yes | ||
Powell’s method, simplex method and global optimization engines | Yes | ||
Global Explorer and Adaptive Simulated Annealing | Yes | ||
Conformal optics (Wassermann-Wolf) solve | Yes | ||
Tolerancing |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Surface tolerancing on curvature, conic constant, thickness, axial shift refractive index, X & Y tilt and decenter (all with ISO 10110 defaults) |
Yes | Yes | Yes |
Component tolerances on X & Y decenter, tilt and center of curvature tilt | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Group tolerances on axial shift, decenter, tilt and tilt about arbitrary point | Yes | ||
User defined tolerancing error function with direct or inverse sensitivity and RSS, uniform or Gaussian statistics |
Yes | Yes | Yes |
Change table tolerancing using transverse spherical / axial & field D-d / meridional & central coma / axial & field sags and RMS OPD / best focus, back focus or focal length / direct or equal RSS contribution / distortion, transverse distortion & lateral shear / magnification |
Yes | Yes | |
MTF/Wavefront tolerancing using Hopkins-Tiziani method with direct or inverse sensitivity / perturbation coefficients or direct output / statistical performance estimates | Yes | ||
Monte Carlo Tolerancing with a user defined error function | Yes | ||
Tolerance grades (A, B, C, D) & grade table | Yes | ||
Tools |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Narcissus or ghost effects, export DXF, IGES and 10110 ISO drawings | Yes | Yes | Yes |
SCL – simple command language for automating specialized tasks | Yes | Yes | Yes |
CCL – compiled command language (C language syntax w/ support library) | Yes | Yes | Yes |
DDE Interface | Yes | ||
User defined DLL | Yes | ||
Analysis |
OSLO Light |
OSLO Standard |
OSLO Premium |
Spot diagrams: 7 different mono and polychromatic analyses w/ options | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Aberration analyses: 3rd, 5th in any color / OSC calculation / 7th order spherical | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Wavefront analysis with exact Strehl ratio (w/ apodization) / Zernike analysis / pupil map or perspective plot / RMS & peak-valley statistics | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Point or line spread function: meridional or sagittal scan / amplitude, phase & intensity output / FFT & direct integration methods / perspective plots | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Geometrical and diffraction based energy distribution with encircled & ensquared energy, 1/e2 & FWHM cutoff points and knife-edge scans | Yes | Yes | Yes |
MTF(Modulation Transfer Function) – through-frequency or through-focus | Yes | Yes | Yes |
MTF using FFT or convolution calculation / square wave input / vs. field angle | Yes | Yes | |
Gaussian beam interactive analysis: spot size, waist size & distance, wavefront radius, far-field divergence, Rayleigh range, deviation from diffraction limit (M2 factor) & plot beam spot size | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Gaussian beam astigmatic trace: independent YZ and XZ analyses | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Fiber coupling efficiency using overlap integral & Gaussian apodization | Yes | Yes | Yes |
Point or line spread function using choice of Kirchhoff or Rayleigh-Sommerfeld integral / vector diffraction / DOE efficiency | Yes | ||
Polarization and multilayer coating analysis | Yes |