The Application Gallery features COMSOL Multiphysics® tutorial and demo app files pertinent to the electrical, structural, acoustics, fluid, heat, and chemical disciplines. You can use these examples as a starting point for your own simulation work by downloading the tutorial model or demo app file and its accompanying instructions.

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Ray Optics Modulex

Double Gauss Lens Image Simulation new

This example demonstrates how to import a bitmap which can be used to simulate an image using ray tracing. The example is based on the Double Gauss Lens tutorial from the Ray Optics Module Application Library. The first study has been modified so that the Spot Diagram "auto-focus" tool ... Read More

Keck Telescope

The Keck Telescope is a 10 meter diameter telescope with a Ritchey-Chretien optical design. It is noted for being one of the first large optical telescopes to utilize a lightweight segmented primary mirror. This tutorial demonstrates how to use built-in polygonal mirrors from the COMSOL ... Read More

Corner Cube Retroreflector

A corner cube retroreflector can be used to reflect rays in a direction exactly antiparallel to their initial direction, regardless of the angle of incidence. This tutorial shows how to simulate the reflection of a bundle of rays at a corner cube retroreflector using the Geometrical ... Read More

Gregory-Maksutov Telescope

The Gregory-Maksutov telescope is a simple catadioptric telescope comprising a spherical corrector lens and a spherical primary mirror. In this example the corrector lens and mirror are formed using the 'Spherical Lens 3D' and 'Spherical Mirror 3D' parts respectively from the Ray Optics ... Read More

Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope

The Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope demonstrated in this tutorial is a classic design using an aspheric corrector lens and two spherical mirrors. The aspheric corrector is created using the 'Aspheric Even Lens 3D' part from the Ray Optics part library. Read More

Gravitational Lensing

This model demonstrates how the sun causes 1.75 arcseconds of deflection for rays grazing the sun's surface as observed from the earth. Einstein predicted this value after refining his theory of relativity during World War I. Read More

Petzval Lens Geometric Modulation Transfer Function new

This model and tutorial demonstrates the use of an Application Method to compute and plot the geometric Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) for the Petzval Lens. Read More

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