FRESNEL Quick Guide

How to navigate in Beam Window

The description of the buttons that evoke principal Beam Window resources is given in the table below.

Displays one pane Beam Window, normal size

Displays two pane Beam Window, normal size

Displays two pane Beam Window, large and normal size

Saves the current Beam as a *.pls file for future use

Displays the 2D energy density distribution, full size

Displays the 2D energy density distribution as zoom button prescribes

Displays X cross section, zoom dependent

Displays Y cross section, zoom dependent

Displays temporal pulse shape, zoom dependent

Activates Beam Analyzer measurements

Switches on/off background grid

Copies pane content to clipboard as text or bitmap

Copies pane content onto disk as *.txt or *.pcx files

Prints pane content

Displays energy density

Displays amplitude (for OUT beam only)

Displays wave front (for OUT beam only)

Displays table of the principal calculation and beam parameters

Linear scale of display

Logarithmic scale (for energy density only)

False colors palette for 2D distribution

Gray scale palette for 2D distribution

Over- and Underflow visualization control, palette dependent

Over- and Underflow visualization control, depend on Current Max and Current Min levels

Move cursor across Beam Window

2x, 4x, and 8x Zoom buttons

"Play" with all these buttons as much as possible and you will discover many possibilities we have no space to describe here. What you can do using FRESNEL Demo version will be easier to understand reading next section.


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