Plastic Lenses create line profiles with broadband sources.

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TECHSPEC® Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses, which provide diffraction-limited focusing performance in one dimension, are designed at 587.6 nm and suited for visible wavelengths. Degree of spherical aberration along focusing axis is suitable for creating precise, thin line profiles with broadband sources, and hybrid design offers negative optical dispersion and optimized color correction. Focal lengths range from 20-50 mm, and numerical aperture allows use with divergent light sources.



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TECHSPEC® Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses Create Line Profiles with Broadband Sources



Diffraction-limited focusing performance in only one dimension

Barrington, N.J -- Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces TECHSPEC Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses. Similar to both aspheric lenses and cylinder lenses, these versatile lenses provide diffraction-limited focusing performance in only one dimension. Designed at 587.6 nm, the lenses are excellent for visible wavelengths.

TECHSPEC Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses reduce spherical aberration along the focusing axis. This is ideal for creating precise thin line profiles with broadband sources. The innovative hybrid lens design offers negative optical dispersion and excellent color correction. TECHSPEC Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses feature a high numerical aperture (NA), which allows the lenses to be used with divergent light sources such as laser diode bars and LEDs.

Available in five focal lengths

TECHSPEC Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses are available with a 25 mm diameter, in five focal lengths of 20 mm, 25 mm, 30 mm, 40 mm and 50 mm for ease of integration into a wide variety of applications. All of these lenses are offered either uncoated or with a VIS coating. Unique to Edmund Optics, TECHSPEC Plastic Hybrid Acylinder Lenses 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 (800) 363-1992, via the new interactive catalog , the website at www.edmundoptics.com, or requesting their print catalog.

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