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August 24th, 2018
Qioptiq Enhances WinLens3D Optical Design Software for Enabling Optimized Optical System Development

WALTHAM, Mass. – Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies® Company and global technology leader in delivering innovative optical and photonic solutions, has released an enhanced version of its optical design software WinLens3D for both the full and free basic versions. The software was first launched 25 years ago and now supports significantly improved graph and lens drawing printouts – especially for zoom systems.

The new EFL Solve function automatically changes the final curvature to maintain a chosen system focal length. In addition, Qioptiq has implemented the latest glass database as well as optimized functions for troubleshooting.

The latest WinLens3D basic version software and the update for the full version can be downloaded for free at The WinLens3D full version package can also be downloaded from the same URL for a minimum license fee.

The Windows-based software is intuitive and provides a comprehensive overview on optical theory suitable for both beginners as well as professional optical designers. Qioptiq has many years of experience in the simulation, analysis, optimization, and tolerance analysis of optical systems, and continues to invest in new development of the WinLens suite.

On October 23, 2018, Qioptiq will host its second free, English-language introductory webinar to the software. Detailed information about the software, webinar agenda and registration link is available at:

About Excelitas Technologies

Excelitas Technologies Corp. is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, high-performance, market-driven photonic solutions to meet the lighting, detection and optical technology needs of global customers. From biomedical technology to research laboratory, safety and security, consumer products, semiconductor, energy and environment, industrial sensing & imaging, defense and aerospace, Excelitas Technologies is committed to enabling our customers’ success in their end-markets. Excelitas Technologies acquired Qioptiq in 2013 and now has approximately 6,000 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers across the world. Connect with Excelitas on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About Qioptiq

Qioptiq designs and manufactures photonic products and solutions that serve a wide range of markets and applications in the areas of medical and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, defense and aerospace, and research and development. Qioptiq benefits from having integrated the knowledge and experience of Avimo, Gsänger, LINOS, Optem, Pilkington, Point Source, Rodenstock, Spindler & Hoyer and others. Connect with Qioptiq on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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