Version History

This is the log of changes in the current version 2 of reZonator. Log for the previous version 1 see here.

2021-11-27 reZonator 2.0.9-beta5

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  • Can disable some elements (instead of to delete them).
  • Added schema memo - rich formatted text document that can be stored within project.
  • New help topics in the manual: Parameters Window, Adjuster Tool.
  • Several new tips added.
  • Fixed that incorrect matrices were displayed in the help file for some elements.
  • Fixed incorrect elements table repainting after several elements deleted.

2021-04-13 reZonator 2.0.8-beta4

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  • Adjust and build with Qt 5.15.2 which is the latest LTS in 5.* series.
  • Fix: mirrors at ends of resonator respect IOR of attached media (
  • Fix: back-propagation matrices for GRIN elements were not calculated (

2020-06-02 reZonator 2.0.6-beta2

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  • Can calculate complex matrices and beam parameters from them (not supported yet for stability calculation).
  • Can calculate function values under cursor.
  • Can link parameters of Matrix element to global parameters.
  • New element: Matrix element with single matrix (T=S).
  • New elements: GRIN medium, Thermal lens, Thermal medium.
  • New elements: Gaussian aperture, Gaussian aperture with thin lens, Gaussian duct (medium), Gaussian duct (slab).
  • GRIN lens can accept negative gradient constants n2.
  • Copy/Paste commands in the Pumps window.
  • Added Custom Elements Library. Copy of any element can be saved to the library.
  • Added an option allowing for output the Python code for matrices in info function windows.
  • Added settings for number formatting and data exporting.
  • Added menu commands for exporting graph data and plot image (copy to Clipboard).
  • Added options for controlling how element is displayed on the layout - show label, draw narrow.
  • New tool: GRIN lens assessment.
  • Can set different colors for pumps for using in MB-Caustic plot.

2019-10-21 reZonator 2.0.5-beta1

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  • TS-flipped mode added for plot functions.
  • Multicaustic function renamed to Multirange Caustic.
  • New function: Multibeam Caustic.
  • New function: Beam Parameters at Elements.
  • New function: Show Round-trip (can be called from plot window).
  • New elements: Axicon Mirror, Axicon Lens.
  • Copy/Paste actions for pumps.
  • Parameter adjuster can be created via element's context menu.
  • Default units for function results can be chosen via app settings dialog.
  • Fixed: Multicaustic doesn't save the mode (beam radius/front radius).
  • Fixed: Invalid autolimits when graph is constant line.
  • Fixed: Unable to set adjusting parameter via typing in adjuster input box.
  • Fixed: Wrong autolimits on 2D Stability Map plots.

2019-07-03 reZonator 2.0.4-alpha4

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  • 2D Stability Map function.
  • Integration with Qt Assistant and initial help pages.
  • Formula Calculator tool.
  • New element: GRIN Lens.
  • Adjustment tool added.

2019-02-11 reZonator 2.0.3-alpha3

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  • The start window with MRU, actions, tools and tips panels.
  • Schema properties dialog.
  • Can read Title and Notes fields from schema files of version 1.
  • Copy/paste commands for elements, Clone command for pumps.
  • Move Up/Move Down commands for elements.
  • Can select different units for plot axes.
  • Can make default titles for plots and plots' axes.
  • Beam Variation function.

2018-09-27 reZonator 2.0.2-alpha2

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  • Multicaustic function.
  • New element: Thick Lens.
  • Interface elements (surfaces): Normal, Brewster, Tilted, Spherical.

2018-06-05 reZonator 2.0.1-alpha1

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  • Gaussian Beam Calculator tool with beam plotting ability.
  • It is able to append several pumps and activate them in course.
  • Global schema parameters driven by custom Lua formulas.
  • It's able to link elements' parameters to global schema parameters to change them in a complex way.

2017-12-27 reZonator 2.0.0-alpha0

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  • The first preview release having Caustic and Stability Map functions.
  • New json-based format of schema files.
  • Can read schema files of version 1 (only elements, no function windows).