Features Of The Best Reflector Design Software
Generally, the best software program support two stages of optical system design and they are discussed below:
Synthesis: During this stage, the reflector shape can be calculated as per the specified luminous intensity. For instance, when the case of a workplace is taken, the light reflector design used will have to incorporate a uniform illumination and this is made possible by the best software program.
Simulation: Calculation of the light distribution of a system, when the shape of the reflector and light parameters are specified is possible with the best program. An example for this is the LED reflector design used for lighting fixtures for determination of its light distribution.
Also, the best application can be used for reflector design with a wide range of light distribution. Generally, the luminous intensity distribution curve is kept uniform by most of the programs, but only a few of them provide the opportunity to the user to set it as per his requirement. The light source is presented as a three-dimensional object, line or a point. Some of the examples of point source include sodium high-pressure lamp, metal-halide lamp and light-emitting diode with transparent outer bulbs.
Nowadays, the importance of reflector illuminates is rightly understood and so the manufacturing firms are on the look out for the best software programs to guide their manufacturing process efficiently and easily. They will have to carefully evaluate different alternatives and should arrive at the best.
Automatic calculation and synthesis of reflector design can be done by “SHAPE” software designed by a group led by Oleg Kusch.