FRED Optical Engineering Software is a general purpose opto-mechanical raytracing and analysis tool used by government, research and industry professionals around the world.
FRED version 20.01 is a major new release containing significant capability enhancements for stray light analysis and diffractive optics.
- The Tabular BSDF scatter model uses an improved interpolation algorithm.
- Tabular BSDF can now be fit to an Extended-Harvey functional form.
- Ray path data filtering in the Raytrace Paths and Stray Light Report has been added to promote efficient searching and identification of stray light paths.
- A user-recorded HOE diffraction grating type has been added.