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Edmund Optics

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

  • 800-363-1992
  • 800-899-7360

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Kirsten Bjork-Jones
Director Global Marketing Communications
USA
Phone: 800-363-1992
Fax: 856-573-6295
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Edmund Optics

Optics & Photonics

Cube Beamsplitters target uncollimated light sources.

October 10, 2014

With wire grid polarizer cemented between 2 right angle prisms made of N-BK7 substrate, Wire Grid Polarizing Cube Beamsplitters are designed for applications using uncollimated light, including broadband white light sources. Anti-reflection coating is applied to each face of beamsplitter, which provides less than 0.5% average reflection per surface. Maintaining spectral contrast from 400–700 nm over cone angle of +25°, beamsplitters provide greater than 75% transmission of P-polarized light. Read More

Vision Systems

Telecentric Measuring Lenses offer in-line illumination.

September 30, 2014

Available in 0.5, 0.75, and 2.0 X primary magnifications, ECHSPEC® Silver Series is optimized for both on-line and off-line machine vision production environments that require accurate measurements. Double telecentric lenses correct perspective errors that yield magnification variations through depth of field. Units feature non-focusing mechanical design with lockable, adjustable iris control. With in-line illumination port, lenses are suited for inspection of specular and semi-specular parts. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Radial Polarization Converters reduce laser beam spot size.

September 4, 2014

Radial Polarization Converters, manufactured from UV fused silica substrate, are S-waveplates that convert linear polarization to radial or azimuthal polarization. Able to be used to create optical vortex or doughnut beam, products produce radially polarized light, feature 5 mm apertures, and come in 632, 800, and 1,030 nm wavelength models with 25.4 mm OD. Other features include damage thresholds of 20 J/cm² at 3.5 ns and 1,064 nm, 20-10 surface quality, and 1/8 λ surface accuracy. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Acylinder Lenses focus light in one dimension.

August 27, 2014

Used for creating sharp, thin line profiles, TECHSPEC® Acylinder Lenses are designed to reduce spherical aberration along focusing axis and provide diffraction-limited focusing performance in one dimension. There are 8 models available, and all can be supplied uncoated or with MgF2 anti-reflection coating. Diameters include 12.5 and 25 mm, and focal lengths include 10, 12.5, 20, and 25 mm. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Slow Axis Collimators work with laser bars.

August 20, 2014

Consisting of monolithic array of cylindrical lenses that are designed to collimate individual emitters of laser bar, Slow Axis Collimators provide numerical aperture of 0.05, surface accuracy of λ/4, and low curvature deviation. RoHS-compliant units feature standard AR coating for 790–990 nm and provide greater than 99% transmission. Measuring 12 mm long x 1.50 mm high, collimators come in 50, 100, and 150 µm sizes, all with 500 µm pitch. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Light Absorbent Foil eliminates light reflectance.

August 1, 2014

With spectral absorbance of 99.99% and wide band performance from UV to IR, Acktar Light Absorbent Foil eliminates light reflectance in applications where direct coating of parts is not practical, including optical packaging, laser devices, infrared systems, or passive thermal control. Available in pre-cut patterns or large sheets up to 200 x 600 mm, RoHS-compliant foil is compatible with Class 1 cleanrooms and has adhesive back for mounting to wide range of surfaces. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Light Engines feature lifetimes over 20,000 hr.

July 16, 2014

Offering solid-state alternative to traditional mercury-containing arc lamps, Lumencor Light Engines require zero warm up or cool down periods. SOLA Light Engines, producing continuous white light from 380–680 nm, offer intensity range of 40–50 W/cm² and are suited for life sciences applications, including fluorescence microscopy. Featuring 6 individually selectable sources, Spectra-X Light Engines include 7 bandpass filters, one for each color source, plus one extra. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fused Silica Wafers measure quality of optical coatings.

July 11, 2014

Exhibiting less than 10 Å surface roughness with surface quality of 40-20, TECHSPEC® Fused Silica Wafers are thin, circular pieces of UV fused silica designed to be used as test substrates to measure quality of optical coatings. Each is ultrasonically cleaned and delivered in contaminant-free packaging. Available in 100, 200, and 300 mm diameters, RoHS-compliant wafers have thickness of 1.00 mm and transmission range of 0.2–2.2 µm. Read More

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