In this tutorial you will design a narrow beam TIR Collimator lens using the Parametric Optical Design Tools (PODT) and the CREE XP-L LED. This tutorial assumes you know how to setup and run a Photopia analysis inside of SOLIDWORKS. If you need to review the basics of Photopia for SOLIDWORKS, then start with the SW Setup Tutorial.
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Design a reflector (Reflector Design Tools)
Design a lens (Refractor Design Tools)
TIR Collimator design
Analyze the object
Modify the object to obtain the desired beam shape