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OPT OPE Archive
April 28, 2023 | 05:34 am

Myopia Control with Optical Design

This senior design-driven project creates accurate Zemax ray-tracing models of the human eye to evaluate diffractive-refractive hybrid contact lenses for correcting wavefront error and chromatic aberration. The eventual goal is to apply the technology to school-aged children to prevent the progression of myopia development.

topics: Axial Color, Chromatic Aberration, Contact Lenses, Diffractive Surfaces, Eye Modeling, Human Eye, Hyperopia, Lateral Color, Myopia, Optical Design, Optical Modeling, Optics, Ray Tracing, Vision, Vision Improvement, Zemax, Zernike Polynomials,
Machine Learning Archive
March 18, 2021 | 01:34 pm


Development of a telehealth platform that provides digital optical prescriptions, making high quality vision accessible to everyone.

Accessibility Archive
March 17, 2021 | 11:42 am

Mary Cariola Classroom Aids

The Mary Cariola Classroom Aids project focused on developing LED light panels to refocus the attention of visually impaired students. Our solution includes 4 individual panels, as well as a stand that can rotate to three different angles to help accommodate various students.

Manufacturing Archive
March 17, 2021 | 11:28 am

L3Harris Space Secondary Mirror Positioning System

L3Harris Technologies is an American defense company that builds a variety of mechanical, optical, and electrical systems. The Rochester division designs and builds systems for space applications. Optical space telescopes are widely used in both Earth and astrophysical observations and play a major role in scientific and national security. For optical telescopes to function properly and take clear images, their optics must be precisely aligned to focus light. However, during the launch of the telescope, the relative positions of these optics can change. The goal of the project is to build a mechanism to finely adjust the position of these optics to enhance resolution and accuracy of the telescope images. This improved image quality has significant implications for both terrestrial and space observations with applications to scientific research and national security.

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