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Application Use Cases

Feature Use Cases

  • Grating Order Analyzerpdf2.0 MiByte08.02.2018The analysis of the diffraction efficiencies of gratings is the typical modeling task with gratings. In VirtualLab this is done by the Grating Order Analyzer, which can display the efficiencies and Rayleigh coefficients of the distinct orders in various ways.
  • Grating Order Analyzerzip1.6 MiByte08.02.2018The analysis of the diffraction efficiencies of gratings is the typical modeling task with gratings. In VirtualLab this is done by the Grating Order Analyzer, which can display the efficiencies and Rayleigh coefficients of the distinct orders in various ways.
  • Analyzing High-NA Objective Lens Focusingpdf1.1 MiByte28.02.2018High-NA objective lenses are widely used in optical lithography, microscopy, etc. Consideration of the vectorial nature of light in the simulation of the focusing is therefore fundamental.
  • Analyzing High-NA Objective Lens Focusingzip773 KiByte28.02.2018High-NA objective lenses are widely used in optical lithography, microscopy, etc. Consideration of the vectorial nature of light in the simulation of the focusing is therefore fundamental.
  • Construction and Modeling of a Graded-Index Lenspdf0.9 MiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab allows the specification of a graded-index lens in a very user friendly way. In addition such index modulated lenses can be analyzed by ray tracing as well as field tracing.
  • Construction and Modeling of a Graded-Index Lenszip775 KiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab allows the specification of a graded-index lens in a very user friendly way. In addition such index modulated lenses can be analyzed by ray tracing as well as field tracing.
  • Export Systems and Components into STL & IGES Formatpdf740 KiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab supports the export of optical components specified in the system into various CAD formats. This includes for example the export of lenses, prisms, mirror systems and other components into STL and in IGES format.
  • Export Systems and Components into STL & IGES Formatzip473 KiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab supports the export of optical components specified in the system into various CAD formats. This includes for example the export of lenses, prisms, mirror systems and other components into STL and in IGES format.
  • Import Optical Systems from Zemaxpdf1.0 MiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab Fusion allows to import optical systems with full 3D position information and glasses from Zemax files. The import enables a user friendly interface between the two software packages.
  • Import Optical Systems from Zemaxzip638 KiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab Fusion allows to import optical systems with full 3D position information and glasses from Zemax files. The import enables a user friendly interface between the two software packages.
  • Specification of Diffraction Orders for Grating Regionspdf0.9 MiByte28.02.2018The waveguide component allow to define an arbitrary set of grating regions per surface. Per grating region several parameters can be defined. The user can specify a set of selected orders for each grating region.
  • Specification of Diffraction Orders for Grating Regionszip491 KiByte28.02.2018The waveguide component allow to define an arbitrary set of grating regions per surface. Per grating region several parameters can be defined. The user can specify a set of selected orders for each grating region.
  • Usage of Focal Length Analyzerpdf1.0 MiByte14.02.2018The focal length is an important parameter to evaluate an imaging system. By using the Focal Length Analyzer, the effective and back focal length of optical components can be obtained and used with parametric optimization.
  • Usage of Focal Length Analyzerzip763 KiByte14.02.2018The focal length is an important parameter to evaluate an imaging system. By using the Focal Length Analyzer, the effective and back focal length of optical components can be obtained and used with parametric optimization.
  • Customizable Help for Programmable Elementspdf680 KiByte14.02.2018VirtualLab provides multiple tools to implement your custom sources, components, detectors etc. For documentation of such customized object the snippet help can be used.
  • Configuration of Grating Structures by Using Special Mediapdf758 KiByte25.04.2018In the VirtualLab’s Grating Software Package grating structures can be configured by using a stack. In this use case the configuration of grating structures based on media is explained.
  • Configuration of Grating Structures by Using Special Mediazip659 KiByte25.04.2018In the VirtualLab’s Grating Software Package grating structures can be configured by using a stack. In this use case the configuration of grating structures based on media is explained.
  • Animation Generation from Chromatic Fields Sets in Parameter Runpdf795 KiByte28.02.2018A very typical detector within VirtualLab is the camera detector which generates a chromatic fields set. This use case demonstrates how easy it is to convert a set of chromatic fields sets into an animation from a parameter run.
  • Animation Generation from Chromatic Fields Sets in Parameter Runzip9.2 MiByte28.02.2018A very typical detector within VirtualLab is the camera detector which generates a chromatic fields set. This use case demonstrates how easy it is to convert a set of chromatic fields sets into an animation from a parameter run.
  • Configuration of Grating Structures by Using Interfacespdf1.8 MiByte25.04.2018In the VirtualLab’s Grating Software Package grating structures can be configured by using a stack. In this use case the configuration of grating structures based on interfaces is explained.
  • Configuration of Grating Structures by Using Interfaceszip0.9 MiByte28.02.2018In the VirtualLab’s Grating Software Package grating structures can be configured by using a stack. In this use case the configuration of grating structures based on interfaces is explained.
  • Data Array Import with Saved Settingspdf1.2 MiByte28.02.2018Data is often stored in the form of .txt, .csv, .bmp etc. VirtualLab Fusion supports to import these data forms and store them into Data Array. VirtualLab Fusion supports also to save and load the settings of the import for multiple import sessions.
  • Data Array Import with Saved Settingszip6.3 MiByte28.02.2018Data is often stored in the form of .txt, .csv, .bmp etc. VirtualLab Fusion supports to import these data forms and store them into Data Array. VirtualLab Fusion supports also to save and load the settings of the import for multiple import sessions.
  • Electromagnetic Field Detectorpdf1.0 MiByte28.02.2018With the Electromagnetic Field Detector the user can access the fully vectorial electromagnetic field at any given plane in the system. We explain here how to handle this detector.
  • Electromagnetic Field Detectorzip0.9 MiByte28.02.2018With the Electromagnetic Field Detector the user can access the fully vectorial electromagnetic field at any given plane in the system. We explain here how to handle this detector.
  • Flexible Region Configurationpdf1.1 MiByte28.02.2018In optical modeling, a finite region is often used as the area for further operation. VirtualLab Fusion supports to generate regions in different manners with great ease.
  • Flexible Region Configurationzip576 KiByte28.02.2018In optical modeling, a finite region is often used as the area for further operation. VirtualLab Fusion supports to generate regions in different manners with great ease.
  • Import of Zemax Beam Filespdf860 KiByte28.02.2018VirtualLab Fusion can import the Zemax beam file, and convert it into field with full components. After importing, further operation with the field can be applied, e.g. propagation.
  • Import of Zemax Beam Fileszip18.6 MiByte28.02.2018VirtualLab Fusion can import the Zemax beam file, and convert it into field with full components. After importing, further operation with the field can be applied, e.g. propagation.
  • Light Path Diagram Information Exportpdf0.9 MiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion you can export a summary of all system parameters in the light path diagram into an XML File. This use case shows how to export the parameters and how to visualize the parameters.
  • Source Code Editorpdf483 KiByte19.02.2018For optical elements, which cannot be found in the catalogs of VirtualLab Fusion, users are able to create them by using programmable objects, e.g., programmable source, interface, medium and detector. The programming language is C#. The source code editors is the most important structure of all programmable objects. This use case introduces the general structure of the source code editor.
  • Specification of Diffraction Efficiencies for Grating Regionspdf1.0 MiByte28.02.2018In modern optical systems gratings often appear edged into or deposited onto other elements. Here we cover how to characterise their efficiencies rigorously or by inputting the values ad hoc.
  • Specification of Diffraction Efficiencies for Grating Regionszip653 KiByte28.02.2018In modern optical systems gratings often appear edged into or deposited onto other elements. Here we cover how to characterise their efficiencies rigorously or by inputting the values ad hoc.
  • Usage of Camera Detectorpdf603 KiByte19.02.2018The Camera Detector constitutes one of the most fundamental detectors in VirtualLab Fusion. Keep reading for an in-depth description of how to configure and use this detector in simulations.
  • Usage of Camera Detectorzip452 KiByte19.02.2018The Camera Detector constitutes one of the most fundamental detectors in VirtualLab Fusion. Keep reading for an in-depth description of how to configure and use this detector in simulations.
  • Usage of Distortion Analyzerpdf0.9 MiByte19.02.2018VirtualLab Fusion provides an analyzer for the distortion of an optical system that yields the standard representation of distortion versus angle.
  • Usage of Distortion Analyzerzip872 KiByte19.02.2018VirtualLab Fusion provides an analyzer for the distortion of an optical system that yields the standard representation of distortion versus angle.
  • Usage of Field Curvature Analyzerpdf836 KiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, the field curvature of a lens component can be analyzed precisely, with the field curvature analyzer used. This use case shows how to set up the parameters in the field curvature analyzer.
  • Usage of Field Curvature Analyzerzip527 KiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, the field curvature of a lens component can be analyzed precisely, with the field curvature analyzer used. This use case shows how to set up the parameters in the field curvature analyzer.
  • Wavefront Error Detectorpdf629 KiByte19.02.2018Wavefront error is defined as the difference between the reference wavefront phase, which is a constant phase or spherical phase, and the detected wavefront phase of one optical system. This use case shows how to handle a wavefront error detector in VirtualLab Fusion.
  • Wavefront Error Detectorzip506 KiByte19.02.2018Wavefront error is defined as the difference between the reference wavefront phase, which is a constant phase or spherical phase, and the detected wavefront phase of one optical system. This use case shows how to handle a wavefront error detector in VirtualLab Fusion.
  • Channel Setting for Non-Sequential Tracingpdf1.3 MiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, non-sequential tracing is enabled by adjusting the channels of a surface as well as regions on a surface. This use case shows the adjustment of channels for a surface and a region on a surface, and the consequences from these settings.
  • Channel Setting for Non-Sequential Tracingzip0.9 MiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, non-sequential tracing is enabled by adjusting the channels of a surface as well as regions on a surface. This use case shows the adjustment of channels for a surface and a region on a surface, and the consequences from these settings.
  • Parametric Optimization of a Half-Symmetric Two-Mirror Resonatorpdf1.1 MiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, users can easily construct a two-mirror laser resonator, and use parametric optimization to design this resonator to generate a desired output mode.
  • Parametric Optimization of a Half-Symmetric Two-Mirror Resonatorzip776 KiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, users can easily construct a two-mirror laser resonator, and use parametric optimization to design this resonator to generate a desired output mode.
  • Position and Orientation Information Display Controlpdf1.0 MiByte28.02.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, users can select which information of position and orientation to be shown. This use case shows how to set up the position and orientation information display in a Light Path View.
  • Usage of PSF & MTF Detectorpdf488 KiByte19.02.2018Point spread function and modulation transfer function are important optical quantities to evaluate the quality of an imaging system. In VirtualLab Fusion, PSF and MTF for an imaging system are fast and accurately calculated.
  • Usage of PSF & MTF Detectorzip415 KiByte19.02.2018Point spread function and modulation transfer function are important optical quantities to evaluate the quality of an imaging system. In VirtualLab Fusion, PSF and MTF for an imaging system are fast and accurately calculated.
  • How to Control the Inclusion of Diffraction using Field Tracingpdf692 KiByte28.02.2018In this document we present a clear workflow for how to configure a simulation so that diffraction effects are accounted for or disregarded in a physical optics simulation.
  • How to Control the Inclusion of Diffraction using Field Tracingzip541 KiByte28.02.2018In this document we present a clear workflow for how to configure a simulation so that diffraction effects are accounted for or disregarded in a physical optics simulation.
  • Overview of Detectorspdf790 KiByte26.02.2018Detectors are a fundamental part of any optical system. In this document you may find an overview of the detectors which are readily available in VirtualLab Fusion.
  • Programmable Light Source, Function, Interface and Mediumpdf676 KiByte28.02.2018VirtualLab offers the option to define optical component by programmable elements. This use case explains the usage of code snippets for programmable light source, interface, function and medium
  • Programmable Light Source, Function, Interface and Mediumzip615 KiByte28.02.2018VirtualLab offers the option to define optical component by programmable elements. This use case explains the usage of code snippets for programmable light source, interface, function and medium
  • Uniformity Detector in the Waveguide Toolboxzip554 KiByte26.02.2018In the advanced imaging system, when the exit pupils are repeated, uniformity of the energy of these exit pupils is an important merit function to evaluate the quality of the optical system. This use case shows how to use the uniformity detector.
  • Uniformity Detector in the Waveguide Toolboxpdf0.9 MiByte26.02.2018In the advanced imaging system, when the exit pupils are repeated, uniformity of the energy of these exit pupils is an important merit function to evaluate the quality of the optical system. This use case shows how to use the uniformity detector.
  • The Programmable Componentpdf1.8 MiByte28.02.2018VirtualLab supports various possibilities for customization. This use case shows how to specify arbitrary effects to equidistant or non-equidistant field data as an optical component within optical systems.
  • Channel Resolution Accuracy Setting of Non-Sequential Field Tracingpdf690 KiByte28.02.2018Non-sequential field tracing is done with two steps in VirtualLab Fusion. Firstly, according to an adjustable accuracy factor, the light path through the system is detected. This light path finding can be controlled by the corresponding accuracy factor.
  • Channel Resolution Accuracy Setting of Non-Sequential Field Tracingzip453 KiByte28.02.2018Non-sequential field tracing is done with two steps in VirtualLab Fusion. Firstly, according to an adjustable accuracy factor, the light path through the system is detected. This light path finding can be controlled by the corresponding accuracy factor.
  • Wave Aberration Detectorspdf1.9 MiByte28.02.2018In lens design, the aberration information in the lens system is important for the optimization process. In VirtualLab Fusion, detectors for different kinds of wave aberration representation are provided.
  • Wave Aberration Detectorszip1.7 MiByte28.02.2018In lens design, the aberration information in the lens system is important for the optimization process. In VirtualLab Fusion, detectors for different kinds of wave aberration representation are provided.
  • Application of the Programmable Mode of a Parameter Runpdf408 KiByte14.03.2018In VirtualLab, the variation of parameters of optical systems are freely customizable by using the programmable mode of the parameter run feature. In an example, the application of this programmable mode is presented.
  • Application of the Programmable Mode of a Parameter Runzip415 KiByte14.03.2018In VirtualLab, the variation of parameters of optical systems are freely customizable by using the programmable mode of the parameter run feature. In an example, the application of this programmable mode is presented.
  • Advanced Configuration of Slanted Gratingspdf423 KiByte15.03.2018Coated slanted gratings can be configured easily within VirtualLab. This use case explains the available options for the customization of slanted gratings.
  • System Analysis with Sequential and Non-Sequential Tracingpdf436 KiByte16.03.2018VirtualLab enables the user to build up an optical system once and analyze it with different tracing techniques. This use case demonstrates how the non-sequential analysis of your setup can be performed.
  • System Analysis with Sequential and Non-Sequential Tracingzip341 KiByte16.03.2018VirtualLab enables the user to build up an optical system once and analyze it with different tracing techniques. This use case demonstrates how the non-sequential analysis of your setup can be performed.
  • Non-Sequential Configuration: How to Use Simulation Settings for Ray and Field Tracingpdf288 KiByte24.04.2018VirtualLab can be used to perform ray tracing as well as field tracing. The control of numerical simulations is typically handled by specification of various numerical parameters. In VirtualLab this is commonly handled by the specification of accuracy factors. This document explains the usage of the provided accuracy factors to control the ray and field tracing engine within VirtualLab with the focus on the setting of non-sequential simulation.
  • Export of Results of a Parameter Runpdf390 KiByte25.04.2018Variation of parameters of an optical system can be done by using VirtualLab’s parameter run. In this use case the export of the provided results of the parameter run is explained.
  • Non-Sequential Configuration: How to Use Simulation Settings for Ray and Field Tracingpdf288 KiByte24.04.2018VirtualLab can be used to perform ray tracing as well as field tracing. The control of numerical simulations is typically handled by specification of various numerical parameters. In VirtualLab this is commonly handled by the specification of accuracy factors. This document explains the usage of the provided accuracy factors to control the ray and field tracing engine within VirtualLab with the focus on the setting of non-sequential simulation.
  • Orientation of Gratings within a Grating Regionpdf788 KiByte25.04.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, users can define arbitrary regions on an optical surface. Within a region, grating interface /stack can be added on.
  • Orientation of Gratings within a Grating Regionzip739 KiByte25.04.2018In VirtualLab Fusion, users can define arbitrary regions on an optical surface. Within a region, grating interface /stack can be added on.
  • Coupling of Parameters in VirtualLab Fusionpdf381 KiByte13.04.2018The parameter coupling feature of VirtualLab enables the coupling of each parameter of an arbitrary optical setup. Further, the values can be used to re-calculate other parameters and thus this feature allows to create very complex relations of these parameters.
  • Coupling of Parameters in VirtualLab Fusionzip335 KiByte13.04.2018The parameter coupling feature of VirtualLab enables the coupling of each parameter of an arbitrary optical setup. Further, the values can be used to re-calculate other parameters and thus this feature allows to create very complex relations of these parameters.
  • Investigation of Polarization State of Diffraction Orders pdf551 KiByte25.04.2018In the grating software package, the periodic structure can be configured by using interfaces or/and media within a stack. The user interface to set up the geometry of a stack is user friendly and allows to generate even more complex gratings easily.
  • Investigation of Polarization State of Diffraction Orderszip695 KiByte25.04.2018In the grating software package, the periodic structure can be configured by using interfaces or/and media within a stack. The user interface to set up the geometry of a stack is user friendly and allows to generate even more complex gratings easily.
  • Structure Designpdf691 KiByte25.04.2018In VirtualLab Fusion the user can design phase functions, which works as beam shaper, beam splitter and diffuser. This use case shows the usage of the structure design tool, which can be used to convert the phase function into a height profile.
  • Structure Designzip1.8 MiByte25.04.2018In VirtualLab Fusion the user can design phase functions, which works as beam shaper, beam splitter and diffuser. This use case shows the usage of the structure design tool, which can be used to convert the phase function into a height profile.

Talks

Technology Use Cases

Tutorial - Configuration

  • Light Path Diagram Conceptpdf473 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the basic concept of the Light Path Diagram (LPD) consisting of two separate windows for the setup of optical systems.
  • Pulse Simulation – Temporal Dispersionpdf658 KiByte05.10.2016The use case demonstrate the effect of material dispersion on pulse propagation. It demonstrates the modeling of a pulse through 100 mm in BK7 vs Air. The central wavelength of the pulse is 800 nm. Different pulse lengths are evaluated: 5, 10, 15 fs. PDF only.
  • Pulse Simulation – Pulse Evaluationzip358 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates the usage of the pulse evaluation detector. The pulse evaluation detector is a light path element which can be added into the light path diagram and used for the evaluation of the pulse shape. The detector enable the user to generate pulse information for the Ex, Ey or Ez component of the electromagnetic field. It is possible to generate the pulse information within 1D, 2D or 3D.
  • Pulse Simulation – Generationpdf467 KiByte05.10.2016The use case shall discuss the possibilities to define a pulse in VirtualLab. Different options of definition will be explained. Further usage of the generated pulse document to define the spectral distribution of a light source will be illustrated.
  • Media Catalogpdf526 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains how the media catalog of VirtualLab shall be used. Media can be homogeneous or inhomogeneous. The media catalog allows to store media into a database which can be accessed for specifying components or free space regions.
  • Materials Catalogpdf490 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how the material catalog can be used within VirtualLab. An overview of the possibilities to access material information will be given. It is shown how materials can be load from catalog and saved for further using.
  • Real Components in VirtualLabpdf636 KiByte05.10.2016VirtualLab differs between idealized and real components. Real components have a real structure definition and the propagation through the structure can be defined. This use case shows how real components can be added to the light path diagram. It also demonstrate the edit options for real components. Further information on the setup of the propagation techniques to analyze the component will be discussed.
  • Light Sources Catalogpdf463 KiByte05.10.2016The use case demonstrates the usage of the light source catalog. It is also shown how the light source catalog can be accessed from the light path diagram.
  • Light Sources in VirtualLabpdf676 KiByte05.10.2016The use case explains how light sources are configured to simulate different radiation in a plane. In general VirtualLab differs between basic and partial coherent sources.
  • Positioning and Orientation of Elementspdf1.2 MiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the basic concept of how optical elements are positioned and oriented within an optical system.
  • Pulse Simulation – Temporal Dispersionzip363 KiByte05.10.2016The use case demonstrate the effect of material dispersion on pulse propagation. It demonstrates the modeling of a pulse through 100 mm in BK7 vs Air. The central wavelength of the pulse is 800 nm. Different pulse lengths are evaluated: 5, 10, 15 fs.
  • Optimize Detector Positionpdf514 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates a very convenient tool for finding an optimized position of detectors. PDF only.
  • Optimize Detector Positionzip258 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates a very convenient tool for finding an optimized position of detectors.

Tutorial - Simulation

  • Pulse Simulation – Pulse Evaluationzip358 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates the usage of the pulse evaluation detector. The pulse evaluation detector is a light path element which can be added into the light path diagram and used for the evaluation of the pulse shape. The detector enable the user to generate pulse information for the Ex, Ey or Ez component of the electromagnetic field. It is possible to generate the pulse information within 1D, 2D or 3D.
  • Usage of the Parameter Runpdf611 KiByte05.10.2016This use case gives an overview of the Parameter Run document.
  • Parameteric Optimization using the Ray Tracing Enginepdf846 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrate how VirtualLab can be used to perform a parametric optimization using the ray tracing engine. Only PDF.
  • Parameteric Optimization using the Ray Tracing Enginezip554 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrate how VirtualLab can be used to perform a parametric optimization using the ray tracing engine.
  • Pulse Simulation – Pulse Evaluationpdf651 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates the usage of the pulse evaluation detector. The pulse evaluation detector is a light path element which can be added into the light path diagram and used for the evaluation of the pulse shape. The detector enable the user to generate pulse information for the Ex, Ey or Ez component of the electromagnetic field. It is possible to generate the pulse information within 1D, 2D or 3D.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing Enginepdf1.1 MiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing Engine. Only PDF.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing Enginezip802 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing Engine.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Enginepdf452 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Engine. PDF only.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Enginezip181 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Engine.

Tutorial - Tools & Handling

  • Set up Global Options in VirtualLabpdf587 KiByte05.10.2016This use case describes the basics about the global options dialog of VirtualLab.
  • Interfaces Catalogpdf815 KiByte05.10.2016The use case demonstrates the usage of the interfaces catalog of VirtualLab. Interfaces are used to define inhomogeous regions within a system. The interface catalog allow to benefit from the usage of pre-defined catalog entries. It is also shown how user-defined interfaces can be stored into the interface catalog.
  • Media Catalogpdf526 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains how the media catalog of VirtualLab shall be used. Media can be homogeneous or inhomogeneous. The media catalog allows to store media into a database which can be accessed for specifying components or free space regions.
  • Light Sources Catalogpdf463 KiByte05.10.2016The use case demonstrates the usage of the light source catalog. It is also shown how the light source catalog can be accessed from the light path diagram.
  • Catalog Conceptpdf444 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the basic catalog concept. It explains how the catalogs can be accessed in general. An overview of all available catalogs is given.
  • Usage of the Property Browserpdf430 KiByte05.10.2016The property browser can be used to access additional information for the active document. The use case explain the general structure of the property browser. The property browser will be discussed on the example for 2D data arrays.
  • Data Array Ribbonspdf537 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the document specific ribbons for data arrays. Data arrays are of central concern within VirtualLab, because they are the numerical object to stored data. An overview of the view options, manipulations tools and detectors for data arrays will be given.
  • Quick Access Toolbarpdf529 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how to use the quick access toolbar for often used commands.
  • Structure of VirtualLab User Interfacepdf677 KiByte05.10.2016The use case gives a basic description of the general structure of the user interface of VirtualLab. The usage of documents will be shown as well as permanent and document-specific ribbons. Also the additional support windows (like property browser) will be illustrated.
  • Performance Settings - Recommendationspdf381 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration option on the "Performance" tab of the global options dialog and gives some clues what settings might be suitable.
  • Parameter Overviewpdf672 KiByte05.10.2016This use case introduces the Parameter Overview dialog which allows you to set all numerical parameters within a Light Path Diagram at once.
  • Parameter Overviewzip372 KiByte05.10.2016This use case introduces the Parameter Overview dialog which allows you to set all numerical parameters within a Light Path Diagram at once.
  • Import of Bitmap- and ASCII-Datapdf856 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains how to import bitmap data or ASCII data to a data array for further use within VirtualLab.
  • Import of Bitmap- and ASCII-Datazip562 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains how to import bitmap data or ASCII data to a data array for further use within VirtualLab.
  • Using and Understanding Complex Histogramszip6.4 MiByte05.10.2016This explains how complex histograms of harmonic fields are to be interpreted.
  • Creating Nice 1D-Diagramspdf870 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how to configure 1D diagrams in a way they meet the demands of an appealing presentation.
  • Creating Nice 1D-Diagramszip548 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how to configure 1D diagrams in a way they meet the demands of an appealing presentation.
  • Creating Nice 2D-Diagramspdf2.1 MiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how to configure diagrams in a way they meet the demands of an appealing presentation. Diagrams are used to visualize for example numerical data arrays. PDF only.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing Enginepdf1.1 MiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing Engine. PDF only.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing Enginezip802 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing Engine.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Enginepdf452 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Engine. PDF only.
  • Settings and Result Displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Enginezip181 KiByte05.10.2016This use case explains the configuration options and the result displays of the Ray Tracing System Analyzer Engine.
  • Combine Chromatic Fields Setspdf447 KiByte05.10.2016This use case illustrates the usage of a module for the combination of two chromatic fields sets (CFSs). PDF only.
  • Combine Chromatic Fields Setszip331 KiByte05.10.2016This use case illustrates the usage of a module for the combination of two chromatic fields sets (CFSs).
  • Calculators in VirtualLabpdf579 KiByte05.10.2016This use case introduces Calculators which can evaluate and visualize several basic equations and thus help to interpret more complex simulations.
  • Multigraph Mode for 1D Numerical Data Arrayspdf490 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how to use the Multigraph Mode for diagrams showing 1D Numerical Data Arrays. Several setup options will be discussed. The use case also explains the specification of default values for the Multigraph Mode via the Global Options dialog. PDF only.
  • Multigraph Mode for 1D Numerical Data Arrayszip204 KiByte05.10.2016This use case demonstrates how to use the Multigraph Mode for diagrams showing 1D Numerical Data Arrays. Several setup options will be discussed. The use case also explains the specification of default values for the Multigraph Mode via the Global Options dialog. Zip-file includes use case (pdf) and VirtualLab sample file(s).

VirtualLab Documentation

White Papers

  • VirtualLab Fusion Technologiespdf98 KiByte25.04.2018Collection of research papers: With this document we would like to provide you with a compact overview of VirtualLab Fusion’s theoretical and technological background, in connection with references for a more in-depth study.