Optical Components

PG&O® Provides Advanced Optics and Thin-Film Optical Coatings for Biomedical Applications

PG&O® Provides Advanced Optics and Thin-Film Optical Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Company will showcase optical components and thin film filters for medical and life science applications at SPIE’s BiOS booth #8648 and Photonics West 2018 booth #4867, Jan. 27- Feb. 1, 2018, Moscone Center, San Francisco. SANTA ANA, CA – December 19, 2017 - Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O - www.pgo.com), provides optical thin film coatings and custom optical solutions for a wide variety of...

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Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

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.-  Designed...

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Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

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...

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Ametek HSC Adds Optical Laboratory, Fiber Optic Component Production and Testing Capabilities

Ametek HSC Adds Optical Laboratory, Fiber Optic Component Production and Testing Capabilities

Expands Its Leadership in Hermetic Optical Components for Harsh Environments ROSEMEAD, CA - As today's specialty optical components market expands into increasingly harsh environments in oil and gas, aerospace and industrial applications, there is a growing need for reliable hermetic terminations that are critical to reliable system performance. Single mode (SM) and multimode (MM) optical fibers...

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Co2 Laser Optics Designed for Sharper Cuts

Co2 Laser Optics Designed for Sharper Cuts

A line of CO2 laser optics optimized for 10.6 microns that are in-stock for popular etching, marking, and thin metal cutting lasers are available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research CO2 Optics are designed to promote sharper cuts with fewer passes and are optimized for 10.6 microns.-  The lenses feature coatings with < 0.2% total absorption values to keep them...

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Nanosys and Hitachi Chemical Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Quantum Dot Technology for Displays

Hitachi Chemical to begin sampling Nanosys certified Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF®) immediately with mass production volumes available in the second half of 2016 SAN FRANCISCO - Nanosys, Inc. announced today that Hitachi Chemical and Nanosys have partnered in the development of QDEF optical films for display applications. Hitachi Chemical plans to begin shipping QDEF to display...

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Incom Announces Partnership with Lytro at NAB

Light Field imaging leader uses Incom components in world's first Light Field Solution for Film and Television, Lytro Cinema LAS VEGAS, and CHARLTON, Mass. - Incom, the world's largest supplier of glass and polymer fiber optic solutions, empowers digital display innovation. At the NAB Show, Incom announced that Lytro, the leader in Light Field technology, uses Incom components in Lytro Cinema,...

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Build SFP28 Modules for Data Centers and Radio Access with Industry's First Transceiver IC in Mass Production

Keep heat away from lasers using Maxim Integrated's transceiver chip and TO-can optics. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Manufacturers of SFP28 modules for data center and radio fronthaul applications can now use TO-cans enabled by the industry's first transceiver IC, which is shipping now from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Maxim's SFP28 transceiver allows module manufacturers to avoid a...

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PG&O® Provides Customized Optical Components for Avotec's Real Eye Nano(TM)

PG&O® Provides Customized Optical Components for Avotec's Real Eye Nano(TM)

• Avotec’s unique visual stimulation and eye tracking system for MRI systems is a finalist in SPIE’s prestigious Prism Awards - Biomedical Instrumentation category. SANTA ANA, CA – Precision Glass Optics (PGO - www.pgo.com), announces the customization of two thin film optical components for a high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accessory developed by Avotec, Inc....

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Sapphire and Ruby Balls create short focal length lenses.

Sapphire and Ruby Balls create short focal length lenses.

Featuring 9 Moh hardness, Meller Sapphire and Ruby Balls come in 42 in. and metric sizes from 0.1–0.5- mm diameter with 0.000025 in. sphericity and ±0.0001 in. basic diameter tolerance. Units can be precision ground into plano-convex lenses with surface finishes to 80–20 scratch dig. Unaffected by fast moving dirt and impervious to most chemicals, solvents, and detergents, balls crafted...

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