Q-Freeform UD1 Surface Type
A new Q-Freeform surface type is now available as a Synopsys-developed User-Defined Surface Type 1 (UD1) called cv_ud1_qfreeform.dll. The CODE V Q-Freeform surface shape is based on the mathematical formulations published by Dr. G.W. Forbes in his paper, "Characterizing the shape of freeform optics", Opt. Express 20, 2483-2499 (2012).
The cv_ud1_qfreeform.dll file is now available on the Customer Support Portal, along with release notes that provide implementation details, optimization suggestions, and examples.