ORA announces Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design competition results

Aug. 2, 2010
Date Announced: 02 Aug 2010 Optical Research Associates (ORA®), Pasadena, CA, has selected the winners of the annual Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition, in which awards totaling $4,000 are granted. The annual awards are presented to students in North America working toward a bachelor’s, master’s, or Ph.D. degree, who utilize the company’s CODE V® or LightTools® software to perform research in some area of optical design or engineering.Following are the winners of the 2010 Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Optical Design Competition.Top AwardsA Multiphoton Objective Design with Incorporated Beam Splitter for Enhanced Fluorescence CollectionJesse McMullenPh.D. CandidateCornell UniversityUsing CODE V and LightToolsModeling Transflective LCD Illumination SystemsJoshua Kim Ph.D. CandidateUniversity of Arizona, College of Optical SciencesUsing LightToolsOther Awards193nm Catadioptric Photolithography Lens for Manufacturing Semiconductor DevicesKyle Fuerschbach Ph.D. CandidateUniversity of Rochester, Institute of OpticsUsing CODE VAdaptive Optics Sanning Laser Ophthalmoscope (AOSLO) for Small EyesYing GengPh.D. CandidateUniversity of Rochester, Institute of OpticsUsing CODE VWith over 45 years of success as an industry leader, Optical Research Associates (ORA) is committed to delivering innovative solutions to the optics industry. With its CODE V® and LightTools® software products, ORA is the world’s leading developer of optical software. ORA’s Engineering Services group provides imaginative, cost-effective solutions across the entire spectrum of optical design, with more than 4,800 completed projects since the company was founded in 1963. Working with its software distribution partners, ORA now has customers in more than 25 countries.

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