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Testing and Targets

Discover the different types of testing targets and their ideal applications, advantages, limitations, equations, and examples at Edmund Optics.

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Resolution and MTF Testing

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Beam Expander Testing

Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors are used to test the transmitted wavefront error of laser beam expanders, predicting the real-world performance of the beam expander.

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How does a schlieren testing system work?

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Why Laser Damage Testing is Critical for UV Laser Applications

Laser Induced Damage Threshold describes the maximum quantity of laser radiation an optic can take before damaging. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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LIGHT TALK - EPISODE 3: Laser Damage Testing with Matthew Dabney

Join our discussion around laser damage testing in the third episode of our LIGHT TALKS series.

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How I do select the correct testing target for my electronic imaging system (camera & lens)?

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Laser Damage Threshold Testing

Testing laser induced damage threshold (LIDT) is not standardized, so understanding how your optics were tested is critical for predicting performance.

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Designing COTS Optics Into Defense Projects

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A Closer Look at Resolution Testing

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Cut above for coronavirus testing (Interview)

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Ultraviolet fatigue testing of laser optics

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Optics Testing: MTF Quickly Characterizes the Performance of Imaging Systems

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Testing the Limits: LDT considerations when selecting laser optics

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The makings of a successful imaging lens, Part Three: Testing and metrology, ensuring you get what you asked for

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Stock and Custom Optics Manufacturing Capabilities

Edmund Optics is a global stock and custom optics manufacturing company with in house optical designers and on-site metrology and environmental testing.

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What is an ND Filter?

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1951 USAF Resolution Calculator

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Edmund Optics Acquires Quality Thin Films; Strengthens Position as Laser Optics Manufacturer - PhotonicsNEXT 2021

Learn about Edmund Optics' acquisition of Quality Thin Films in this interview with Mike Middleton and James Karchner from the 2021 PhotonicsNEXT Summit.

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PhotonicsNEXT Summer Summit 2021 Edmund Optics Acquires Quality Thin Films

Learn about Edmund Optics' acquisition of Quality Thin Films in this interview with Mike Middleton and James Karchner from the 2021 PhotonicsNEXT Summit.

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Different Types of LIDT Specifications

Not all optical components are tested for laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT) and testing methods differ, resulting in different types of LIDT specifications.

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Handling and Storing High Power Laser Mirrors

Check out these best practices for handling and storing high power laser mirrors to decrease the risk of damage and increase lifetimes at Edmund Optics.

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I recently removed an optical low pass filter from my digital camera. Do you have any suggestions on how to measure its Modulation Transfer Function (MTF)?

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How an Edmund Optics Imaging Lens is Made

Imaging lens assemblies are vital components for a wide range of cutting edge applications including machine vision, biomedical instruments, factory automation, and robotics.

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Edmund Optics Global Manufacturing Facilities

Edmund Optics® (EO) manufactures millions of precision optical components and subassemblies every year in our 5 global manufacturing facilities.

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Metrology at Edmund Optics: Measuring as a Key Component of Manufacturing

Learn about the metrology that Edmund Optics® uses to guarantee the quality of all optical components and assemblies.

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Integration with Consumer Electronics

Bringing Professional-Grade Technology to All

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Laser Damage Threshold Calculator

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Challenges of Specifying LIDT for CW Lasers

The LIDT of continuous wave (CW) lasers is dependent on laser power, beam diameter, and other use parameters.

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Diamond-Like Carbon and High-Durability AR Coatings

Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings are a type of highly durable, anti-reflective optical coating ideal for defense applications and other harsh environments.

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