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What's new in OpticStudio 17.5

Learn about the new features in OpticStudio 17.5, including how to:
  • Visualize contrast loss across the pupil using the new Contrast Loss Map
  • View analysis windows with new false color palettes · Run ZPL macros from the command line
  • Visualize your field distribution using the new Field Plot in the Field Data Editor
  • Apply the new MacLeod coatings for anti-reflection, cold mirrors, beamsplitters, protected and enhanced reflectivity, and near-infrared
  • Use the new sample files in 17.5 that are from the new book, Perspectives on Modern Optics and Imaging, by Ronian Siew
  • And more!


Dr. Thomas Pickering is an associate product manager on the OpticStudio team. He received a PhD in Accelerator Physics from Royal Holloway, University of London. As a researcher with CERN, DESY, and Cornell University, he focused on the development of particle beam profile monitors using laser-wire systems, optical diffraction, and transition radiation.