Zinc Selenide Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses Now Available with 8-12µm AR Coating

Low absorption coefficient and high resistance to thermal shock

Barrington, N.J – Edmund Optics (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it has doubled it's offering of stock Zinc Selenide Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses. These lenses are an ideal choice for high power laser applications, thermal imaging, FLIR, and medical systems.

8-12µm AR coated models now available 

Zinc Selenide Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses are available individually, in diameters of 12.7, 25.4 and 50.8mm with a variety of focal lengths in both uncoated and 8-12µm AR coated models.The anti-reflection coating is optimizes to have less than 0.5% reflection from 7.5 - 13.5µm. A lens kit containing all nine uncoated 25.4mm diameter Zinc Selenide PCX lenses is also offered.

Usable transmission range of 600nm to 16µm   

Zinc Selenide Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses offer a usable transmission range of 600nm to 16µm with low dispersion. Lenses with the 8-12µm anti-reflection coating are ideal for thermal imaging applications. Zinc Selenide is a chemically vapor deposited material that requires careful handling during mounting and cleaning, as it has a Knoop Hardness of 120. It is not recommended for use in harsh environments or for handling with tweezers or other tools. Zinc Selenide Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses 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 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or via the website at www.edmundoptics.com.

Company Contact:

Kirsten Bjork-Jones

Director Global Marketing Communications

Edmund Optics®, Inc.

101 East Gloucester Pike

Barrington, NJ 08007 U.S.A.

Phone: 1-800-363-1992

Fax: 1-856-573-6295

email: kbjork-jones@edmundoptics.com

European Contact:

Agnes Huebscher

Director European Marketing

Edmund Optics

Zur Giesserei 8

76227 Karlsruhe, Germany

Tel.:  +49-0-721-62737-38

Fax:  +49-0-721-6273750

E-Mail:  AHuebscher@edmundoptics.de

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