Laser Research Optics

Zinc Sulfide Optics perform across broad wavelengths.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Zinc Sulfide Optics perform across broad wavelengths.

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.Â- Available as...

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CO2 Lenses and Mirrors support cutting and engraving.
Optics & Photonics

CO2 Lenses and Mirrors support cutting and engraving.

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...

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CO2 Laser Lenses penetrate thick wood.
Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Lenses penetrate thick wood.

Suited for industrial laser wood engraving, especially plywood, CO2 Laser Lenses feature 4 in.Â- 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,

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CO2 Laser Nozzles produce direct and focused cutting beam.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

CO2 Laser Nozzles produce direct and focused cutting beam.

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 Â-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...

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Protective Sapphire Windows are durable and scratch resistant.

Protective Sapphire Windows are durable and scratch resistant.

Available for 1 micron optics, Laser Research Fiber Laser Sapphire WindowsÂ- 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...

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Custom Optics conform to ISO ISO-10110 specifications.
Optics & Photonics

Custom Optics conform to ISO ISO-10110 specifications.

Made from ZnSe and ZnS in sizes from Â-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...

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CO2 Laser Optics come in 9.3-10.6 µm wavelengths.
Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Optics come in 9.3-10.6 µm wavelengths.

Custom-manufactured CO2 laser optics, available for tunable lasers and instrumentation applications, come in sizes from Â-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,...

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Copper Mirrors suit Mitsubishi high-power lasers.
Optics & Photonics

Copper Mirrors suit Mitsubishi high-power lasers.

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 Â-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...

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CO2 Laser Mirrors feature silver DMBR coating.
Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Mirrors feature silver DMBR coating.

SuitableÂ- 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...

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