Optimal transport theory to simplify freeform design

Zexin Feng, Brittany Froese Hamfeldt, Rongguang Liang, Dewen Cheng, Yongtian Wang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


For zero-étendue sources, optimal transport (OT) theory can simplify the freeform optics design for prescribed irradiance by providing a proper ray map. For coherent light sources, OT theory can obtain an initial estimate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFreeform Optics, Freeform 2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2019
EventFreeform Optics, Freeform 2019 - Washington, United States
Duration: Jun 10 2019Jun 12 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F173-Freeform 2019


ConferenceFreeform Optics, Freeform 2019
Country/TerritoryUnited States

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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