Compatability marks software's success
Jose Sasian, University of Arizona, Optical Science Center
Optical Design software encompasses a large variety of applications, spanning lens design and illumination optics, laser cavity design, integrated optics design, physical image modeling, and polarization and scattering analysis. The demands of the market and impacting innovations, such as clever algorithms, dictate the evolution of optics software. This development often comes as new features that enhance user friendliness, and graphics.