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Optical Modeling and Virtual Prototyping for Biomedical Systems and Applications

Optical based biomedical systems can span a wide range of applications from wearables, pulse oximeters, absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence microscopy, and many, many others. These systems use light sources of varying types and wavelength ranges, including UV, visible, and infrared. Optical design and analysis programs such as TracePro, available through the Altair Partner Alliance, allow engineers and designers to design, analyze, and optimize these types of systems in a virtual environment. These allow for easy and efficient modification of the system parameters and helps to speed the design process and reduce development costs.


Optical Modeling of Automotive LiDAR Systems

The use of LiDAR systems is becoming more popular in automotive applications. Optical analysis software such as TracePro allows engineers and designers to model these systems in a virtual environment and make wise choices before producing physical prototypes. Modeling these systems can be challenging in terms of setting up the source, choosing the appropriate properties, and working with small number of rays that return to the target. In this webinar we will look at modeling LiDAR systems in TracePro including setting up the model, defining the beam, and analyzing the results. We will also look at tools to improve the sampling efficiency of the model to get better results without the need for raytracing very large numbers of rays.


EM and EDA, from Concept to Production

Altair’s portfolio of simulation-driven design solutions covers – amongst many other disciplines – electromagnetics (EM) and electronic design automation (EDA).


Simulation with Certainty

Altair solver technology helps to unleash the limitless potential of the creative mind. We seek through our technology to inspire and empower people to solve the greatest engineering challenges.


Tolerancing and its Role in Illumination and Nonsequential Optical Design

This guest contribution on the Altair Blog is written by Dave Jacobsen, Senior Application Engineer at Lambda Research Corporation and who is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance.


TracePro Showcase Video

TracePro is a powerful illumination and non-imaging optical design and analysis program with an easy-to-use graphical interface. Watch this quick introductory video on TracePro to learn more.


Top Use Case Lambda

Optical and Illumination Design Software by Lambda Research Corporation

Customer Stories

Introduction to TracePro by Lambda Research Corporation

An Introductory webinar to TracePro, a powerful illumination and non-imaging optical design and analysis program with an easy-to-use graphical interface. Its solid modeling, Monte Carlo ray tracing, and optimization features make it a versatile tool for illumination designers and optical analysts.


Biomedical Applications using TracePro

Enhanced life science research and accelerated biomedical product design in a single tool


Designing LED Optical Components using TracePro

Overcome LED component modeling challenges to achieve an optimal result


Light Pipe Design using TracePro

Design intricate light pipes optimized for utility, efficiency, color, and uniformity


Luminaire Design using TracePro

Accelerate time-to-market with optimal lighting designs


Photorealistic Rendering in TracePro

Enhance optical designs with powerful visualization and photorealistic rendering utilities


Solar Collector Design and Analysis using TracePro

Superior solar simulation capabilities make TracePro the ideal tool for analyzing and optimizing solar collectors for both direct and indirect solar contribution


Stray Light Analysis using TracePro

Intuitive interface, enhanced Monte-Carlo simulation, path sorting and powerful utilities, make TracePro an ideal tool for stray light analysis


Backlit Display Design using TracePro

Intuitive interface and powerful analytics make TracePro an ideal tool for backlit display design


Design and Characterization of Refractive Secondary Optical Elements for a Point-focus Fresnel Lens-based High CPV System

Point-focus Fresnel lens-based High Concentrator Photovoltaic (HCPV) systems are usually equipped with refractive secondary optical elements (SOE) in order to improve their performance. Two basic SOE designs are optically modeled and simulated in this work: Domed-Kaleidoscope (D-K) with breaking-symmetry top and SILO (SIngle-Lens-Optical element).

Technical Papers

TracePro 2D and 3D Optimization

Interactively refine your design to achieve ideal results.


TracePro Brochure

Illumination Design, Analysis, and Optimization Software


Enhance Device Design and Reduce Clinical Trials Through Simulation

This biomedical webinar series highlights solutions for some of the healthcare industry's most complex challenges. Each session covers applications specific to the medical field including how to leverage multiphysics to enhance medical device design, using machine learning to optimize medical stents, improving mechatronics performance with model-based development software, leveraging additive manufacturing for the design of implants, and using optical modeling for biomedical systems and applications.