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Edmund Optics

101 East Gloucester Pike, Barrington, NJ, 08007, USA

  • 800-899-7360

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Optics & Photonics

TECHSPEC® Beam Expanders are designed with M22 x 0.75 mounting thread.

April 26, 2017

Used for increasing diameter of collimated input beam to larger collimated divergent output beam, TECHSPEC® LC Fixed YAG Beam Expanders are suitable for laser scanning, laser materials processing, interferometry and remote sensing applications. Offering magnification range from 2X to 10X, units are available in 355nm, 532nm and 1064nm standard YAG wavelengths. Featuring two-element Galilean... Read More

Flexible Longpass Filters are scratch insensitive.

March 28, 2017

Made of polymeric and dyed sub-layers, Flexible Longpass Filters are suitable for vision, electronics or diagnostic equipment. Delivering deep blocking and transmission over 400-1600nm spectral range, units are manufactured from combined features of plastic extrusion and fiber drawing processes. Delivering VIS transmission of more than 90%, filters can be cut into complex shapes and sizes up... Read More

Optics & Photonics

TECHSPEC® Fluorescence Dichroic Filters provide 45° angle of incidence.

March 6, 2017

Available in 26 models ranging from 409nm to 850nm cut-on wavelengths with 12.5 x 17.6mm and 25.2 x 35.6mm sizes, TECHSPEC® Fluorescence Dichroic Filters are made from UV fused silica substrate. Featuring transmitted wavefront of λ/10 RMS, surface quality of 40-20 and surface flatness of λ/2, units deliver greater than 98% average reflection. Filters are suitable for fluorescence microscopy... Read More

Vision Systems

Off-Axis Parabolic Mirrors feature surface roughness down to 50Å RMS.

February 16, 2017

Available in 15°, 30°, 45°, 60° or 90° off-axis options, Off-Axis Parabolic Surface Metal Mirrors are designed with aluminum 6061T6, gold and bare gold coatings that cover 400nm to greater than 12,000nm wavelength. Featuring solid metal design, units come in reflecting focal length ranging in 12.7mm to 516mm. Offered with protective dielectric overcoat for preventing oxidation, mirrors... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

UV Cut-Off Filter reduces amount of reflection in VIS and NIR spectra.

November 19, 2016

Offered in both unmounted and mounted versions with standard photographic and lens filter mount threads, UV cut-off filters have an anti-reflective (AR) coating. Available in seven models, unit provides surface flatness of 4-6λ and surface quality of 80-50. Including wavelength ranges from 350-2200 nm spectra, unit offers 34 mm to 69 mm diameters. Featuring Hoya L-39 substrate, filters are... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Shortpass, Longpass, Imaging Filters offer deep blocking.

August 15, 2016

With series at 10 nm (213 models), 25 nm (108 models) and  50 nm (147 models), TECHSPEC® Hard Coated Filters include High Performance OD 4 Shortpass Filters, High Performance OD 4 Longpass Filters, and Imaging Filters. These products, fabricated using hard coated plasma deposition technology for performance and durability, provide high transmission of designated wavelengths and maximum... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Continuously Variable Beam Expander is available for 355 nm.

June 24, 2016

TECHSPEC® Variable Beam Expanders offer continuous magnification for high-power laser applications where magnification changes may be required. With 2X–8X magnification range, 355 nm wavelength model is suited for UV laser machining. Diffraction limited performance with λ/4 transmitted wavefront is standard, and high laser damage threshold anti-reflective (AR) coatings ensure maximum... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Risley Prism Mounts suit precision beam steering applications.

May 26, 2016

Optimized for prisms with wedge angles from 0° to 26°, TECHSPEC® Risley Prism Mounts let users can manually steer beam to any angle up to +2 times individual prism deviation angle to meet specific requirements. Mounts can be used with single 25 mm wedge prism or one pair (Risley prism pairs) and allow users to take advantage of independent rotational control for each prism.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fixed Focal Length Lenses suit machine vision applications.

May 4, 2016

Designed for pixels that are ≤2.2 µm, TECHSPEC® UC Series provides resolution of >200 lp/mm across sensor and is built specifically for machine vision working distances and resolution requirements. RoHS-compliant ultra-compact lenses are available in 5 focal lengths from 4–25 mm. Although lenses are optimized for 1/2.5 in. sensors, number of focal lengths support sensors up to 1/1.8 in.... Read More

Vision Systems

First Surface Mirrors feature protected silver coatings.

March 30, 2016

Featuring surface flatness of 4–6 λ, TECHSPEC® First Surface Mirrors have protected silver coated surface that is designed to face incident light, minimizing energy loss by preventing light from passing through glass substrate. Metal coating includes protective dielectric overcoat layer that prevents damage from atmosphere or from cleaning. Offered in circular, square, and rectangular... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Telecentric Lenses suit volume inspection applications.

March 8, 2016

Available in 40 models with working distances from 40–300 mm and magnification from 0.5–8x, TECHSPEC® Compact Telecentric Lenses provide solution for machine vision applications. All offer in-line illumination option, which uses port to connect fiber optic light guide or LED module. RoHS-compliant lenses feature telecentricities of <0.2° and distortions of <0.2%. With fixed aperture... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Adaptive Optics Kit corrects monochromatic aberrations.

February 16, 2016

Comprising MEMS-based deformable mirror, optics, optomechanics, camera, and GUI software, Iris AO Adaptive Optics Kit is suitable for exploring wavefront sensorless adaptive optics. Deformable Mirror, protected with reflective silver coating, features 111 actuators with 37 hexagonal piston-tip-tilt (PTT) segments using 3 actuators each. Intuitive mirror positioning using PTT values or Zernike... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fluorescence Bandpass Filters match common fluorophores.

February 9, 2016

With 18 additional models at center wavelengths ranging from 386–648 nm, TECHSPEC® Fluorescence Bandpass Filters suit fluorescence imaging applications. Units feature greater than 93% transmission and greater than OD 6 blocking outside desired passband, less than 3% from edge of bandwidth, to ensure detection of weakest signals. Offered in 12.5, 25, and 50 mm diameters, filters are... Read More

Vision Systems

Achromatic Lenses offer 500-1,100 nm broadband transmission.

January 25, 2016

Consisting of 2 optical components cemented together to form doublet, TECHSPEC® YAG-BBAR Coated Achromatic Lenses provide alternative to air-spaced focusing doublets. Lenses are available in 12 models with diameters from 6.25–25 mm and focal lengths from 12.5–200 mm. With surface quality of 40-20, units are optimized for less than 0.25% absolute reflectivity at 532 nm and 1,064 nm.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Compact Polarimeter covers 450-1100 nm wavelength.

October 28, 2015

Used for manufacturing and laboratory applications, Meadowlark Optics Polarimeter offers computer control and measures Stokes Parameters 10 times per second, quantifies State of Polarization (SOP), and graphically displays Poincaré Sphere, Polarization Ellipse, or running chart. Solid-state design and use of liquid crystal variable retarders ensure vibration-free operation to ensure... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

AR-Coated Cylinder Lenses focus light in one direction.

October 21, 2015

TECHSPEC® Laser Line PCX Cylinder Lenses serve applications that require light to be focused in only one direction, including light focused into slit or line scan detector. With <0.25% reflection at laser output wavelength, anti-reflective (AR) coatings for common wavelengths maximize transmission. RoHS-compliant lenses, which come in 24 models with 12.5 or 25 mm dia, feature N-BK7... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Imaging Filters serve machine vision, imaging applications.

September 21, 2015

Optimized for use with LEDs, hard coated TECHSPEC® Imaging Filters pass or block UV, visible, or IR wavelengths. Transmission profiles lend to even illumination, and optical density is >3.0. RoHS-compliant products, which may also be used to improve image contrast and isolate spectral regions and colors, are available with center wavelengths of 470, 524, 548, 634, 660, and 880 nm with... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

SWIR Fixed Focal Length Lenses suit inspection applications.

August 18, 2015

Available in 7 models, TECHSPEC® SWIR Fixed Focal Length Lenses serve applications — inspection, sorting, or quality control — operating in short-wave infrared (SWIR) spectrum from 0.9–1.7 µm. SWIR-optimized, 0.8–1.8 µm anti-reflective (AR) coatings and glass types maximize image quality. Designed to cover large, 25 mm sensors, RoHS-compliant lenses are offered in 25, 50, and 100... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Right Angle Mirrors serve system alignment applications.

August 11, 2015

Reflecting light at 90°, TECHSPEC® Right Angle Mirrors feature N-BK7 substrates and come in 39 size/coating combinations. Aluminum coating is multi-layer dielectric film on top aluminum to enhance reflectance in visible wavelength region. Protected gold coatings, providing 96% reflectivity from 750–1,500 nm, are offered with silicon monoxide overcoat. Delivering reflectivity of >99%... Read More

Vision Systems

V-Coated Aspheric Lenses provide less than 0.25% reflection.

July 10, 2015

Beginning as TECHSPEC PCX Lenses, TECHSPEC Best Form Aspheric Lenses are polished into aspheric form using state-of-the-art QED MRF Q22-Y Aspheric Polisher. Units produce diffraction-limited spot sizes at design wavelength — suited for focusing or collimating applications. Available in 12 different 25 mm diameter models, lenses offer focal lengths of 25, 50, 75, and 100 mm with focal length... Read More

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