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The Benefits of Color-Corrected Optical Lenses

Color-corrected optical lenses are ideal for many applications because they reduce multiple aberrations. Learn more about the advantages at Edmund Optics.

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Advantages of Using Beam Expanders

Learn more about the advantages of using beam expanders in laser optics applications, with examples on spot size and beam size, at Edmund Optics.

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Choosing the Correct Eyepiece

Not sure how to choose the right eyepiece for your application? Follow this eyepiece selection guide and compare different eyepiece types at Edmund Optics.

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Why Use an Achromatic Lens?

Want to know why you should use an achromatic lens? Find out more about achromatic lenses including the anatomy, notable features, and more at Edmund Optics

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Machine Vision Filter Technology

While working with machine vision, there are different types of filters that can be used to alter the image. Find out about the different types at Edmund Optics.

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Cameras

Are you new to imaging or looking for a refresh on camera types? Learn about the advantages to camera types, digital interfaces, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Microscopy and the Analysis of a Trichrome Stain

Imaging biological materials can be extremely difficult. Masson's trichrome stain helps differentiate components of cells from their surrounding tissues.

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Optical Filters

Do you want to learn about optical filters? Find terminology, fabrication techniques, a selection guide, and application examples at Edmund Optics.

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Absorption in Laser Optics

Light is absorbed in optical media through several methods including exciting electrons to higher energy states and converting to thermal energy

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Imaging Electronics 101: Understanding Camera Sensors for Machine Vision Applications

The performance of an imaging system relies on a number of things, including imaging electronics. Before using your imaging system, learn about camera sensors at Edmund Optics.

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An Introduction to Passive Athermalization

Athermal optical systems are not prone to temperature changes in an environment. Learn more about the importance of having an athermal design at Edmund Optics.

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Magnifying Lenses: How to Choose a Magnifier

Learn everything you need to know about magnifying lenses & how to select the right magnifier for your application with help from the experts at Edmund Optics.

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Wavelength Effects on Performance

Wavelengths can be both valuable or hazardous when trying to obtain information from an imaging system. Learn more about fixing wavelength issues at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Cage System Application: Digital Video Microscope

Are you looking to simplify the assembly of a digital video microscope? Find out how a TECHSPEC Optical Cage System allows for quick build at Edmund Optics.

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Introduction to Polarization

Is polarization a new topic for you? Learn about key terminology, types, and more information to help you understand polarization at Edmund Optics.

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Aspherized Achromatic Lenses

Want an inside look at Aspherized Achromatic Lenses? Learn about the advantages, composition, and aspherized process at Edmund Optics.

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MTF Curves and Lens Performance

Explore the differences in the performance of imaging lenses by directly comparing the associated modulation transfer function (MTF) curves.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Differential Interference Contrast

Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorescence Microscopy: In-Line Illumination with Imaging Filters

Want to know about fluorescence microscopy? Read this article by a Biomedical Product Line Engineer at Edmund Optics to learn more.

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Laser Beam Expanders

Laser beam expanders are critical for reducing power density, minimizing beam diameter at a distance, and minimizing focused laser spot size.

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Choosing the Correct Test Target

Do you have a question about test targets? Find out how to choose the correct test target for your system along with application examples at Edmund Optics.

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Machine Vision for Golf Simulators

Imaging lenses are critical components of the quickly-growing golf simulator market. Learn how to select the right lenses and cameras!

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Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging

Are you trying to gauge depth of field in your imaging system? Take a closer look at this article on depth of field calculations at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Cage System Application: Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) Digital Microscope

Differential interference microscopy enhances the contrast of object features that are otherwise difficult to observe using brightfield microscopy.

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Best Practices for Better Imaging

Do you use imaging systems constantly in your professional field? Learn top tips for improving your imaging system and practices at Edmund Optics.

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Optics Application Examples

Looking for application examples? Find examples for Detector Systems, Selecting the Right Lens, and Building a Projection System at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Glass

Choosing the right optical glass is important. Find out factors and properties on how to select the right optical glass at Edmund Optics.

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5 Tips for Designing with Off-the-Shelf Optics

Have a time or budget restraint? Check out these tips and advantages for designing applications with standard, off-the-shelf optics at Edmund Optics.

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Distortion and Telecentricity

Elimination of parallax and distortion play a large role in determining the quality of certain telecentric lenses. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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What is Imaging?

In imaging, light rays are mapped from an object onto an imaging sensor by an imaging lens, to reproduce the characteristics and likeness of the object for the purposes of inspection, sorting, or analysis.

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