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Laser Research Optics

120 Corliss St., Providence, RI, 02904, USA

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Optics & Photonics

Zinc Sulfide Optics are hard and scratch resistant.

March 23, 2017

Used in military applications, Zinc Sulfide Optics feature 150-165 kg/mm^2 Knoop hardness. Available in 0.5 in. to 3 in. O.D. or diagonal sizes with ±0.002 in. thickness, units are made using hot isostatic pressing. Offering 0.45 to 12 microns wavelength spectrum, optics meet MIL-PRF-13830 standards. Product comes with 10-5 scratch dig finishing, 69 MPa rupture modulus and λ/4 and λ/10... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Sapphire Fiber Laser Windows feature Moh 9 hardness.

October 17, 2016

Suitable as debris shields on 1064 nm cutting lasers, Sapphire Fiber Laser Windows permit less frequent cover glass lens changes. Products have A/R coatings on both sides to provide transmission of >99.5% at 1.06 microns, with >90% at 650-670 nm. Available in ½–2 in. sizes, windows feature 10-5 scratch-dig finish and provide 1/4 wave transmitted wavefront. Windows are inherently more durable... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Replacement CO2 Optics can be reverse engineered if necessary.

September 15, 2016

Designed to meet OEM and ISO-10110 specifications, CO2 Optics are available from stock or can be custom reverse engineered for virtually any engraving, marking, and cutting lasers. Products feature 40–20 scratch-dig surface quality and <1/40th wave sphericity at 10.6 µm. Optics are available for Camtech®, Emission®, Epilog®, Ferba®, GCC laser Pro®, Gravograph®,... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

CO2 Laser Nozzle Replacements offer ±10 micron orifice accuracy.

February 25, 2016

Compatible with mechanical or sensor heads, Copper CO2 Laser Nozzles provide ±10 micron orifice accuracy to direct beam and optimize cutting performance in Mitsubishi® and Trumpf® lasers. These field replacement products, offered in 1.5 and 2.0 mm orifice sizes, are available with straight and tapered tips from 0.375–0.96 in. long. While cylindrical configurations are suited for... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Zinc Sulfide Optics perform across broad wavelengths.

September 14, 2015

Manufactured using Hot Isostatic Pressing for optimized clarity, hardness, and scratch resistance, ZnS Optics are suited for single aperture, multi-spectral systems that must perform over broad wavelength spectrum of 0.4–12 microns. Sizes range from 0.5–3.0 in. OD or diagonal with typical tolerances of ±0.001 to ±0.005 in. and thickness to ±0.002 in. Available as lenses and... Read More

Vision Systems

CO2 Lenses and Mirrors support cutting and engraving.

April 7, 2015

Designed for 200–500 W lasers, CO2 Lenses and Mirrors produce clean edge and cut up to 3 mm deep. Offered in 1–1.5 in. diameter sizes, lenses come in 1.5–5 in. focal lengths in 0.5 in. increments to assure intricate, detailed cuts or deeper and wider cuts, as required. Silicon mirrors range from 0.5 in. to 5 mm thick. Providing < 0.2% total absorption values, 40-20 scratch-dig surface... Read More

Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Lenses penetrate thick wood.

August 8, 2014

Suited for industrial laser wood engraving, especially plywood, CO2 Laser Lenses feature 4 in. focal lengths to provide deeper stock removal from ½–1 ½ in. (depending upon laser power and wood type). Lenses offer 40-20 scratch-dig surface quality, <1/40th wave sphericity, and provide <0.2% total absorption values. Optimized for use @ 10.6 micron in engraving systems where... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

CO2 Laser Nozzles produce direct and focused cutting beam.

June 20, 2014

Supplied in cylindrical and conical configurations, LRO CO2 Laser Nozzles feature ±10 micron orifice size accuracy and are available in brass, copper, aluminum, and ceramic with straight and tapered tips from 0.375–0.96 in. long. Thread sizes range from ¼–5/8 in., and optional brass nozzle lock rings are available. Supplied in 1.2, 1.5, and 2.0 mm orifice sizes, nozzles direct focused... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Protective Sapphire Windows are durable and scratch resistant.

February 13, 2014

Available for 1 micron optics, Laser Research Fiber Laser Sapphire Windows act as debris shield replacements with Moh 9 hardness and reduce frequency of required lens changes. Available sizes range from 1–2 in. and withstand steel splatter, flash, and debris. Featuring 10-5 scratch-dig finish, 1/4 wave flatness, and A/R coatings on both sides, windows provide >99.5% transmission @ 1.07... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Custom Optics conform to ISO ISO-10110 specifications.

December 10, 2013

Made from ZnSe and ZnS in sizes from ½–5 in. OD, Custom Laser Optics are available in plano-convex, plano-concave, and as wedged-windows and mirrors in round, rectangle, and square shapes that can include steps or holes. Products can be coated to achieve specific wavelengths from 8–12 microns and can be fabricated in variety of thicknesses with dimensional tolerances of... Read More

Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Optics come in 9.3-10.6 µm wavelengths.

September 16, 2013

Custom-manufactured CO2 laser optics, available for tunable lasers and instrumentation applications, come in sizes from ½–1 in. OD and 0.070–0.12 in. thick. Featuring laser-grade ZnSe, laser optics have 40-20 scratch-dig surface finish per MIL-PRF-13830 and 1/40 wave max flatness @10.6 µm on 2 faces. Parallelism is 3 arc/mins, and applications include cutting, welding,... Read More

Vision Systems

Copper Mirrors suit Mitsubishi high-power lasers.

August 16, 2013

Manufactured with greater than 99% pure gold deposited on OFHC copper, Laser Mirrors are available in 3 plano types: zero phase shift, 90° phase shift, and 98.8% resonator. Units have 1/20 power flatness, 1/40 irregularity at 10.6 µm, and surface quality of less than 5 nm RMS and 40–20 scratch-dig. Offered in 50 mm, 60 mm, and 3 in. diameters with +0/-0.12 mm tolerance, mirrors are... Read More

Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Mirrors feature silver DMBR coating.

December 10, 2012

Suitable for use in both high- and low-power lasers, CO2 Laser Mirrors are available in ¾–3 in. dia sizes, from 2–10 mm thick, with +0.000/-0.005 in. tolerances. Units are made from silicon with optimized silver DMBR coating to provide up to 99.6% reflectivity. Optimized for 10.6 µm at 45° AOI, mirrors exhibit less than 2% absorption and scatter losses. Total and partial phase... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Beam Splitters and Combiners suit CO2 lasers up to 100 W.

October 15, 2012

Designed for engraving, marking, and scribing lasers, CO2 Laser Beam Splitters facilitate power measurements and other dual uses by reflecting percentage of beam. Combining 10.6 µm and 0.633 µm wavelengths, Laser Beam Combiners permit alignment and focusing by providing visual light beam. Made from ZnSe with various coatings to achieve polarization states, splitters permit up to 50%... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Beam Delivery Optics work with 25-200 W lasers.

August 31, 2012

Laser Research CO2 Beam Steering Optics include beam combiners, beam splitters, ZnSe output couplers or front mirrors, silicon and molybdenum turning mirrors, silicon and copper phase retardation reflectors, and germanium end- and zero phase-reflectors. Optimized for 10.6 µm, products come in 0.6-3.0 in. dia sizes with reflectivities up to 99%. Output couplers provide reflectivity tolerances... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Discs, Couplers, and Mirrors suit medical ND:Yag lasers.

July 9, 2012

ZnSe Optics, intended for Nd:Yag medical lasers, include plano-convex and plane-parallel discs, output couplers, and mirrors optimized for 1,064 nm and 10.6 µm. Offered with ½ and ¾ in. ODs, products can be supplied with dual-band and reflectance coatings up to 95% on each side as required. Optics also offer 40-20 scratch-dig surface finishes per MIL-O-13830 (20-10 one face on... Read More

Vision Systems

OFHC Laser Copper Mirrors are suited for high-power lasers.

April 6, 2012

Manufactured with OFHC (oxygen-free high thermal conductivity) copper, Laser Research Copper Laser Mirrors are offered with or without water cooling in polished, uncoated versions or with plasma gold coatings. Mirrors are available in 1-3 in. ODs, feature clear aperture of 90% of diameter, and provide greater than 99.6% reflectivity @ 10.6 micron and 1/4 wave surface accuracy. Products are... Read More

Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Lenses are supplied in mounts for Amada lasers.

July 19, 2011

OEM-compatible for replacement in Amada high-power lasers, Mounted Focusing Lenses consist of stainless steel or aluminum holders with ZnSe CO2 lenses optimized for 10.6 µm and A/R coated to exhibit less than 0.2 total absorption. Units are offered in 1½ and 2 in. diameters with 3½-12 in. focal lengths, and can include plano-convex and meniscus configurations. Lenses are also available... Read More

Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Mirrors have coating that helps reduce power loss.

April 29, 2011

Available in plano, convex, or concave configurations in 1½-3 in. OD sizes, SuperHard Coat Copper Mirrors feature hard coating that provides 99.85% typ reflectivity with zero phase shift of less than 2° @ 45° AOI. Hard coating helps reduce power loss and enhances cutting capabilities for industrial CO2 lasers up to 10 kW. Along with 40-20 scratch-dig surface finish, mirrors feature... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Cavity and Beam Delivery Mirrors fit Trumpf lasers.

January 6, 2011

LRO Cavity/Resonator and External Beam Delivery Optics for Trumpf® lasers feature plane-parallel configurations and include zero phase-, phase lock-, rear mirrors, output couplers, and phase retarders in 38-68 mm sizes. Made from mirror-grade single crystal silicon, mirrors have silver coat for 99.6% min reflectance @ 10.6 µm. Products meet ISO-10110 specifications for optical elements and... Read More

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