Programme

Monday 1st August 2016

9h00 – 9h30

Student welcoming

9h30-11h00

Pr Boonrucksar (director) and Dr Saran (deputy director) : introduction speech + presentation of NARIT facilities

Pr T. Lepine and Dr C. Buisset: IOGS presentation + NARIT optical activities + School agenda

11h00-12h00

Introduction to optical design + reminder of instrumental optics fundamentals – Part 1

12h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00-17h00

Introduction to optical design + reminder of instrumental optics fundamentals – Part 2 (2h) + Getting started with ZEMAX (1h)

Tuesday 2nd August 2016

9h30-12h00

Achromatic doublet design:

·         Chromatic aberrations (reminder)

·         Compensation of achromatic aberrations

·         Design of 1 achromatic and1apochromatic doublet and study of residual aberrations

12h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00-17h00

Achromatic doublet tolerancing:

·         Introduction to Performance budget establishment

·         Sensitivity analysis on radii of curvature and lens X, Y Z positions

·         Tolerancing without and with compensator on detector position

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

9h30-12h00

Social Event

12h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00-17h00

Social Event

17h00-20h00

Dinner

Thursday 4th August 2016

9h30-12h00

Telescope design – Session 1:

·         Reminder on telescope modelling and basic parameters: M1 and M2 parameters,  magnification, pupil position, central obscuration

·         Design of various kind of cassegrain telescopes and analyse of corresponding aberrations: classical Cassegrain, Dall-Kirkham and Ritchey-Chretien

·         Design of  1 lens field corrector

12h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00-17h00

Cooke’s triplet design:

·         Theory: Triplet design

·         Design of 1 Cooke’s triplet

Friday 5th August 2016

9h30-12h00

Telescope design – Session 2:

·         Introduction to telescope alignment problematic.

·         Simulation of telescope misalignment and calculation of performance

·         Sensitivity analysis and tolerancing analysis of telescope to simulate performance after alignment.

12h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00-17h00

Off-axis  telescopes – Session 1:

·         Introduction to off-axis telescopes

·         Off-axis telescope design: Schiefspiegler

Saturday 6th August 2016

9h30-12h00

Introduction to stray ligh analyses with ZEMAX:

·         Reminder of stray light in optical instruments

·         Introduction to ZEMAX non-sequential mode

·         Practical analyse of stray light phenomenon

12h00 – 14h00

Lunch

14h00-17h00

Off-axis, TMA including Free-form optics– Session2:

·         Introduction to freeform optics

·         Design of 1 freeform telescope

17h00-20h00

Closure dinner