ORA Announces Annual Student Optical Design Competition Results

Date Announced: 15 Aug 2007

Optical Research Associates (ORA®), Pasadena, CA, has selected the winners of their annual Student 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.

The winners of the 2007 ORA Optical Design Competition are:

Top Awards
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Design of 360 Degree Panoramic Camera Lens
Manuel Guizar-Sicairos
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Rochester (Institute of Optics)
Using CODE V

Optical Design of a Grazing Incidence Collector Mirror for EUV Lithography
Tobias Schmid
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Central Florida (CREOL)
Using LightTools

Other Award
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Optical Vortex Coronagraph
Joshua Jin Kim
B.S. Candidate, University of Arizona (College of Optical Sciences)
Using CODE V

Contact
David Brown, Optical Research Associates 3280 E. Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA, 91107 626-795-9101 FAX 626-795-0184

E-mail:info@opticalres.com

Web Site:www.opticalres.com

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