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Slow Axis Collimators work with laser bars.

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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.

Edmund Optics

101 E. Gloucester Pike, Barrington, NJ, 08007, USA

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Slow Axis Collimators Ideal for Use with Laser Bars

Press release date: August 14, 2014

Greater than 99% transmission from 790 - 990nm

Barrington, N.J.  -  Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces new Slow Axis Collimators. They consist of a monolithic array of cylindrical lenses that are designed to collimate the individual emitters of a laser bar.

Slow Axis Collimators feature a numerical aperture of 0.05, surface accuracy of λ/4 and low curvature deviation for increased collimation. Slow Axis Collimators feature a standard AR coating for 790-990 nm and provide greater than 99% transmission to guarantee high performance with minimal loss of light. To meet the full range of unique customer collimation needs, Slow Axis Collimators may be used with Fast Axis Collimators to create custom collimation combinations that provide a wide range of solutions.

Available in 50 µm, 100 µm and 150 µm sizes

Slow Axis Collimators measure 12 mm long x 1.50 mm high and are available in three models in 50 µm, 100 µm and 150 µm sizes. All sizes have 500 µm pitch. RoHS compliant Slow Axis Collimators are in-stock and available for immediate delivery for fast turnaround and excellent value.

About EO:
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology for R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and military markets around the globe. EO is the world's largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components. Customers can purchase items by contacting EO at 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or via the website at www.edmundoptics.com

Company Contact:
Kirsten Bjork-Jones
Director Global Marketing Communications
Edmund Optics®, Inc.
101 East Gloucester Pike
Barrington, NJ 08007 U.S.A.
Phone: 1-800-363-1992
Fax: 1-856-573-6295
email: kbjork-jones@edmundoptics.com

European Contact:
Agnes Huebscher
Director European Marketing
Edmund Optics
Zur Giesserei 8
76227 Karlsruhe, Germany
Tel.:   +49 (0)721-62737-38
Fax:   +49 (0) 721 6273750
E-Mail:   AHuebscher@edmundoptics.de

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