Optical Components & Materials

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

Optical Filters are suitable in aerial vegetative monitoring.

January 13, 2017

Available in standard threaded mount to fit any camera size, Optical Filters are available in 0.5mm, 1.1mm and 2.0mm thicknesses. Modifying single color camera by removing IR blocking filter, Bi725 Red Edge Bandpass Filter allows reflected near-infrared light (850nm) and green light (550nm) to capture camera sensor’s in red channel and green channel. TB550/660/850 and TB475/550/850 filters... Read More

Optics & Photonics

XRCED Series Crystal Unit offers ± 20 ppm frequency tolerance.

January 12, 2017

Incorporating unique technology, XRCED Series Crystal Unit provides low ESR. Operating in -30 to 85°C temperature, unit offers 60 ohms maximum ESR and 100 mW drive level. Meeting RoHS standards with XRCED37M400FXQ52R0 part number, unit allows lead free soldering. Products are used in smartphones, wearables, and hearing aids.

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Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics for Drones Feature Many Vision System Lens Variations

December 22, 2016

Custom configured sapphire optics that are more durable than other materials for the rising use of drones in commercial and military applications are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.

Meller Sapphire Optics for drones include flat windows and domes for all types of vision systems used for inspecting cell towers, bridges, and other challenging commercial and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Rochester Precision Optics to Demonstrate IR Molding & Night Vision Objectives at Photonics West

December 22, 2016

At booth 607 in the New York aisle, visitors can learn more about Rochester Precision Optics' advanced capabilities.

Rochester, N.Y. (Dec. 19, 2016) - Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) will discuss their latest developments in molding precision polymers, chalcogenide and oxide glasses for night vision and a wide variety of other applications at the 2017 SPIE Photonics West... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Damage Resistant HIE Glass Ideal for Thin, Robust Optical Components

December 13, 2016

Santa Paula, CA - High Ion-Exchange (HIE) aluminosilicate glass is a strong, lightweight, colorless and flexible glass that achieves high levels of damage resistance for scratch, break, impact and shock combined with good optical clarity. It is an excellent choice for use as protective enhancement glass for display, imaging and sensor systems where low profiles, low weight, portability and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Quartz Crystal Microbalance: QCM

December 8, 2016

Available from Laptech precision their very wide range of quartz microbalance sensors, which can be manufactured to custom specifications. The circular-blank material has parallel faces and either flat, bevelled, plano or double contoured profiles.

These QCM monitor crystals come in frequencies ranging from 1MHz up to 60MHz, they have custom electrode configurations with possible wrap... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

EUVL Optical Coatings offers low defect rate.

November 24, 2016

Increasing function by number of transistors that can be printed on chip, EUVL Optical Coatings are used inside scanner tools. Made of two independent inline, system can deposit four large optics. Offering 800 millimeters diameter, device is used to achieve coatings on substrates up to 1.5 meters long. With sophisticated 2-dimensional d-spacing distribution pattern, units are used in next... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Precision Optics Overstock List Has Variety of Sapphire and Exotic Parts

November 24, 2016

A complete list of first quality overstock parts resulting from customer parts overruns are available from stock for immediate delivery at substan-tially discounted prices from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI.

The Meller Optics 2017 Stock Parts List features over 75 categories of precision parts made from BaF2, CaF2, germanium, CO2 laser glasses, quartz, ruby, sapphire, silicon,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens Offers visibility control.

November 14, 2016

Available in both tabletop and immersive mode, SketchUp Viewer provides access to the most critical pieces of information for making vital project decisions. With SketchUp Viewer, users can view models that are published to their holoLens device via AR|VR extension for SketchUp Desktop, unit enables re-scaling, moving and rotating model as desired. Offering anchoring and re-anchoring in... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Chemical Resistant, Two Part Epoxy Features Glass Transition Temperature of +240°C

November 8, 2016

Widely used in the electronic, aerospace, optical and specialty OEM industries, Master Bond EP126 excels in high temperature applications up to +600°F. This two component product features unique handling properties as Part A is a moderate viscosity liquid and Part B is a powder. It can be easily mixed using a forgiving 100 to 50 ratio by weight. The mixed system is a malleable paste, with an... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

October 27, 2016

Custom manufactured low order sapphire waveplates that extend IR polarization control into the infrared, beyond fused silica optical waveplates, are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Waveplates feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them highly resistant to chemicals, scratching, shock, and temperature fluctuations. ... 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

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Beam Combining Filters target optogenetics applications.

September 30, 2016

BrightLine® Multiphoton LaserMUX™ Beam Combining Filters enable deep tissue imaging and optimized contrast in multi-color and multi-modal fluorescence microscopy. Filters simultaneously achieve high transmission, high reflection, and low GDD over both reflection and transmission, while maintaining minimal wavefront distortion. Suitable for combining 2 femtosecond pulsed laser beams, filters... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Optically Clear, Room Temperature Curing Epoxy Blocks UV Light Transmission

September 14, 2016

Formulated for specific optical applications, Master Bond EP30-2LB blocks UV light from 200-400 nm and allows the transmission of visible light from 450-900 nm. This two part system is optically clear with a refractive index of 1.55. It also passes ASTM E595 testing to meet NASA low outgassing specifications. Beyond its optical properties, EP30-2LB is a reliable structural adhesive with a tensile... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Windows Ideally Suited for Gimbaled Systems

August 26, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire windows that are ideal for gimbaled systems which might be exposed to fast moving dirt, sand, salt water, and other particulates are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Windows feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond and can withstand pressures to 10,000 psi, depending upon thickness. Manufactured to customer... 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

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Precision Crystals have low-profile, surface mount enclosure.

August 1, 2016

Assembled in vacuum for maximized Q values and phase noise, SMP-8 (8–130 MHz) and SMX (6–220 MHz) measure 8.0 x 7.2 x 2.3 mm, utilize braze seal, and can be made with custom specifications for precision SC cut, AT cut, and IT cut crystals. Heat transfer properties of 4-point mount make these products suited for OCXO designs. Additionally, thermal transfer properties and Q of SMX-8 can... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

July 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius, to... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Cokin and OmegaBrandess Introduce NUANCES GND Filters

June 17, 2016

The dark side has never been so attractive. Hampstead, MD — Only a few months after having introduced NUANCES Full ND filters – the best Neutral Density filters available, Cokin and OmegaBrandess are proud to announce NUANCES Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filters. Cokin states that their biggest challenge has been to adapt their coating technology to make it graduated. A nano-metallic alloy... Read More