How to save detector ray data as a source file

  • 6 June 2022
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There are two ways to do this:

  • Use the Save detector Data tool to create the source file​​​​​​​
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  • Generate the source file by running raytracing. Pay attention that you have to put the detector number and - to get the source file.

       You can find the generated source file here:

About how to use the source file, it’s mentioned here:

SPEOS and Zemax Source file converter – Knowledgebase


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Old fashioned way to convert:

Converting a binary Source File into ASCII – Knowledgebase (zemax.com)

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My colleague Chris added:

You can also create a source file in from a ZRD in the RDB viewer

 

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