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Laser Crystals Ideal for Integration into a Wide Range of Applications
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Laser Crystals Ideal for Integration into a Wide Range of Applications

Laser Crystals are the active gain medium in solid state laser systems Barrington, N.J.Â- — Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces new Laser Crystals. Laser Crystals serve as the active gain medium in solid state laser systems. The optical properties for a given crystal are determined by the crystal's composition, which dictates the optimal...

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Neutral Density Filters attenuate light from UV to NIR.
Electronic Components & Devices

Neutral Density Filters attenuate light from UV to NIR.

Providing constant, ultra-broadband performance from 190–1,700 nm, TECHSPEC® UV-NIR Neutral Density Filters exhibit parallelism of less than 5 arcseconds. Units are available in 18 models with diameters of 12.5, 25, and 50 mm and optical densities of 0.3, 0.5, 1.0, 1.3, 1.5, and 2.0. Suitable for spectroscopy, machine vision, and ellipsometry applications, filters can be stacked to create...

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Bandpass Filters isolate narrow spectral regions.
Electronic Components & Devices

Bandpass Filters isolate narrow spectral regions.

Available in VIS and NIR models, Linear Variable Bandpass Filters are precision coated optical filters featuring spectral properties that vary linearly across filter length. Units provide optimum input beam diameter of 0.5 x 10.0 mm and block greater than 4.0 optical density at 1.5% of laser wavelength. Spectral response can be adjusted by moving filter's position relative to light source. To...

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IR Aspheric Lenses provide diffraction limited focusing.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

IR Aspheric Lenses provide diffraction limited focusing.

Suited for IR lasers, thermal imaging, or FTIR spectroscopy, TECHSPEC® IG6 IR Aspheric Lenses are made of IG6, which consists of germanium-free chalcogenide material comprised of elements arsenic and selenium. IG6 offers optimized transmission with minimal dispersion and low dn/dt. Uncoated lenses are available in 25 mm diameter models with focal lengths of 12.5 mm or 25 mm, and 50 mm...

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BaF2 Windows provide high transmission without AR coatings.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

BaF2 Windows provide high transmission without AR coatings.

Suited for such applications as IR spectroscopy, TECHSPEC Barium Fluoride (BaF2) Windows offer wide broadband transmission extending from deep UV to LWIR (200 nm to 14 μm). Barium Fluoride's 1.48 index of refractionÂ- promotes transmission without requiring anti-reflection (AR) coatings. Supporting use up to 800°C in dry environments, 5–50 mm dia windows are made from...

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Convex Mirrors expand view without chromatic aberration.
Optics & Photonics

Convex Mirrors expand view without chromatic aberration.

Intended for use in optical systems, TECHSPEC® Convex Mirrors create virtual, upright images and can expand imaging system's field of view without introducing chromatic aberrations. Precision polished surface with Â-½ λ surface accuracy maintains optimal image quality. Available in 44 models with focal lengths of 12.5, 25, 50, 100, 150, and 200 mm in 25 or 50 mm dia sizes, optical...

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Hard Coated Bandpass Filters come in 180 models.
Electronic Components & Devices

Hard Coated Bandpass Filters come in 180 models.

Serving asÂ- midrange alternative to broadband or narrowband filters, TECHSPEC® Hard Coated OD4 25 nm Bandpass Filters provide transmission and rejection needed to isolate narrow spectral regions. Products offer ability to prevent overbleaching of live samples or fluorophores and can be used to eliminate unwanted background noise while enhancing SNR in imaging or machine vision...

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Nd: YAG Laser Filters achieve >90% transmission in pass band.
Electronic Components & Devices

Nd: YAG Laser Filters achieve >90% transmission in pass band.

For applications using multi-line or multiple Nd: YAG lasers,Â- TECHSPEC® OD 6 Multi-Notch Filters provide transmission and rejection necessary to isolate narrow spectral regions. Transmission range is 325–1,200 nm, blocking is >6.0 optical density at specified laser wavelength, and fabrication with hard coated plasma deposition technology lends to durability. Filters...

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Instrumentation Imaging Lenses offer f-numbers in wide range.
Optics & Photonics

Instrumentation Imaging Lenses offer f-numbers in wide range.

TECHSPEC® Compact Instrumentation Imaging Lenses include f11 and f16 lenses with 16, 25, and 35 mm focal lengths. While range of available f-numbers maximizes flexibility with which to choose depth of field and throughput to meet application requirements, broadband anti-reflection (AR) coating and degree of lens-to-lens variation optimizes light transmission. Lenses have adjustable,...

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Wire Grid Polarizers suit broadband infrared applications.
Optics & Photonics

Wire Grid Polarizers suit broadband infrared applications.

Constructed via application of thin layer of aluminum MicroWires to glass window, High Contrast IR Wire Grid Polarizers are suited for polarizing light from IR laser sources or attenuating light from polarized IR lasers. Wire grid technology lets angle of incidence vary +20° without performance loss, while lightweight, thin silicon substrate suits weight-sensitive systems. Six models are...

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