Opticspy is a python module for optics application. I want this for a long time. One reason is I know both optics and python, so why no develop some optics tools? The second reason is that there is not much opensource, easy-to-use optics program module(matlab has great fuctions but do not specify to optics application). I want this could be developed in to a core for a future web application for optics.
Followings are primary opticspy modules:
1. Real ray tracing and Lens Design:
2. Zernike Polynomial Methods
3. Interferometer and Testing Methods
There are some interesting derivative from opticspy:
It is very easy to reuse or "wrap" opticspy module with a GUI(e.g. PyQt)
Use pip install (recommend)
$ pip install opticspy
$ python2.7 setup.py install
How to use
>>> import opticspy
And just have fun with it!
What I want
- 1. After import the module and you will get some functions that can do some calculation and education in optics
- 2. Parameters should be very flexible, and the results should be shown in visualized, intuitionistic figures.
- 4. I even hope one day it will become a part of online optics design application, who knows?
- ✓ Real Ray tracing and basic lens design
- ✓ Zernike Coefficient calculation
- ✓ Zernike Polynomials surface(3D), map(2D), cutoff of 3D(1D), PSF
- ✓ Zernike Polynomials Fitting Method
- ✓ Rectangular, circle, double circle, frame, etc aperture
- ✓ Third order ray aberration plot
- ✓ Twyman_Green interferogram with aberration
- ✓ Lateral Shear interferogram with aberration
- ✓ Diffraction: generate diffraction pattern
- ✓ Convert Zernike to Seidel coefficient
- ✓ Seidel aberrations surface and interferogram
- ✓ Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction
- ✓ Hartmann Pattern Simulation
- ✓ Geometric matrix calculation
- ✓ PSF, OTF and MTF calculation
- Rochi Test
- Asphere fitting
- Some freeform theory
- More testing technology
- Third and high order aberration calculation
- Make it rock!
Authors and Contributors
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Support or Contact
If you have questions and advice, or want to participate in this project, contact me at email@example.com. I would be very happy to find some one have the same interest!
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