The Essential Macleod provides a powerful set of tools for designing and analyzing the properties of thin film optical coatings. This 3-day course improves your ability to work effectively with these tools by providing detailed information on the features of the software together with techniques for understanding the behavior of optical coatings.

This Masterclass is a mixture of lectures and hands-on tutorials. The objective is for each student not only to know how to use the Essential Macleod but also to understand the computed results and relate them to real optical coatings. A computer loaded with the latest version of the Essential Macleod is provided for the duration of the course together with a set of notes and slides.

Provisional Syllabus
  • Fundamentals
  • Materials
  • Tutorial on coating design
  • Introduction to the software
  • How to design and analyze coatings of all kinds
  • Understand polarization and oblique incidence
  • Simple Tolerancing
  • Optimization
  • Color
  • Optical Monitoring Calculations
  • n and k extraction
  • Reverse engineering
  • Report Generator
Ordering Information

All products and services may be ordered directly from Thin Film Center or from any of our agents. For your convenience we accept payment by American Express, Mastercard and Visa. Please contact us, or our agents for pricing information.

Thin Film Center Inc
2745 E Via Rotunda, Tucson, AZ
85716-5227, USA
Telephone: +1 520 322 6171