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Read a binary ZEMAX beam file (ZBF)

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Read a binary ZEMAX beam file (ZBF)



The function returns the values stored in ZBF file for presentation and analysis in matlab.

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I wrote this function to expand on the 'read_zbf' function by Sean Bryan (File ID: #32099).

It now reads the .zbf files using only native matlab functions, and as such should be cross platform.


Read Zemax Beam File (Zbf) inspired this file.

Required Products MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.12 (R2011a)
Other requirements This was tested in Windows and Mac using Matlab 2011a. It seems reasonable to assume to will work on linux and earlier versions as well.
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Comments and Ratings (2)
24 Mar 2013 Ulf Quentin

Very helpful, thanks.
Works with MATLAB 2010.

09 Jun 2012 Sean Bryan

This looks cool. Thanks for posting it!

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