Scientific keywords & participation requirements

Scientific keywords

Main topics of the seminar, practiced directly using the commercial software OpticStudio will be properties of optical imaging systems, aberrations, optimization and strategy of correction, quality assessment, aspheres, freeforms, correction of special degradations, simple systems, eyepieces, relay and scan systems, telescope systems, camera systems, zoom systems, microscopic systems, miscellaneous system types, tolerancing and adjustment.

Participation requirements

Participants should have experience in the handling of optical design Software OpticStudio/Zemax and a basic knowledge in optical design.

During the ›Basic Training‹ from Monday to Wednesday participants will have the opportunity to refresh fundamental experience in the handling of the software. Further topics will be Aberrations, Optimization, Aspheres, Chromatical correction, Mirror systems and Correction methods. A short introduction into Tolerancing will complete the agenda. 

The ›Avanced Training‹ on Thursday and Friday addresses more experienced Optical Designers, who want to expand their knowledge and skills in topics like Aberrations, Freeforms, Diffractive elements, Zoom lenses or Microscopic lenses. A main focus will be on Correction methods and Tolerancing. 

The ›Basic Training‹ and the ›Avanced Training‹ build on one another and can be booked both separate or combined. For booking the whole training week we provide attractive conditions.  


Please bring your own notebook equipped with a current OpticStudio program version. Software can be provided in particular cases.