Product News: Optics & Photonics

Thin Windows produce minimal beam distortion and scatter.

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March 30, 2010 - Suited for weight- and size-sensitive applications, TECHSPEC® Ultra-Thin N-BK7 Windows measure 0.20 mm thick and feature precision substrate with ½ wave transmitted wavefront error. Each is available uncoated or with MgF2 Anti-Reflective (AR) coating in 8 standard sizes from 5-50 mm dia. Suitable uses include cover plates for biotech imaging and replacement windows for CCD sensors as well as various other R/D and OEM applications.

Edmund Optics

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

Original Press Release

TECHSPEC® Ultra-Thin N-BK7 Windows Offer Industry Leading 0.20 mm Thickness

Press release date: March 29, 2010

Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces its new TECHSPEC® Ultra-Thin N-BK7 Windows. These ultra-thin windows measure just 0.20 mm in thickness. They are the company's thinnest windows and are at least one-tenth the thickness of EO's traditional N-BK-7 windows. TECHSPEC Ultra-Thin windows are ideally suited for a wide variety of applications including cover plates for biotech imaging, replacement windows for CCD sensors and numerous R&D and OEM applications.

High tolerance design yields minimal beam distortion and scatter

Ultra Thin Windows

TECHSPEC Ultra-Thin N-BK7 Windows are extremely lightweight. Their exceptionally thin design makes them ideal for both weight and size sensitive applications. The windows feature a high tolerance design, which yields minimal beam distortion and scatter.

Choice of MgF2 AR coating or uncoated

Edmund Optics' TECHSPEC Ultra-Thin N-BK7 Windows feature a precision substrate with ½ wave transmitted wavefront error. They are available uncoated or with an MgF2 Anti-Reflective coating. Standard sizes include 5 mm, 10 mm, 12.5 mm, 20 mm, 25 mm, 30 mm, 40 mm and 50 mm diameters.

Custom Options Available with QuikMod(TM) Program

Edmund Optics QuikMod Program allows for rapid turnaround of modified catalog optical components for orders of 10 pieces or less with a two week turn-time. Quickly customize an ultra-thin window by adding an anti-reflection coating, including VIS, UV and NIR options, or a standard metal coating.

Edmund Optics' TECHSPEC Ultra-Thin N-BK7 Windows are in-stock and available for immediate delivery for fast turnaround with 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 +44 (0) 1904 788600, via the new interactive catalog, the website at www.edmundoptics.com, or requesting their print catalog.

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