I have a rectangular object that I want to have a variable coating on one of its faces. The coating should be a dichroic coating on part of the face (say 2/3 of one rectangle) and no coating at all on the remaining 1/3.
I would also need to update this coating (e.g., change the coated area and coating parameters) and object through ZOS-API, so a dynamic solution would be appreciated.
Best answer by Sandrine AuriolView original
In OpticStudio non-sequential mode, the coatings are applied to faces. So you will need to modify the rectangular volume so that the coated face is actually 2 faces. This way, the two faces can be coated differently.
To have 2 faces instead of one, there are a couple of options:
These are my ideas so far, but let us know if none works for you.