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Distortion

Distortion is an individual aberration that misplaces information but can be calculated or mapped out of an image. Learn more about distortion at Edmund Optics.

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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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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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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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Resolution and MTF Testing

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Comparison of Optical Aberrations

Trying to understand optical aberrations? Check out how to identify aberrations and view examples at Edmund Optics.

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Resolution and Contrast Comparison

Learn how Edmund Optics maintains optical performance across the entire image plane through this resolution and contrast comparison using our C Series FFL lens.

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Integration of Optical Systems

Are you looking to use integration in your next system? Find out more about integrating in both imaging and non-imaging applications at Edmund Optics.

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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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Introduction to Modulation Transfer Function

Want to know more about the Modular Transfer Function? Learn about the components, understanding, importance, and characterization of MTF at Edmund Optics.

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Metrology for Laser Optics

Metrology is critical for ensuring that optical components consistently meet their desired specifications, especially in laser applications.

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Understanding Optical Specifications

Do you want to know more about the importance of optical specifications? Learn the different types of specifications and their impact on your system at Edmund Optics.

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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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Depth of Field and Depth of Focus

Are you getting depth of field and depth of focus confused? Discover the differences and how to distinguish the two from one another at Edmund Optics.

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Sensors and Lenses

Imaging lenses and sensors must be paired together with special attention.

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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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From Lens to Sensor: Limitations on Collecting Information

Trying to understand how much information you can obtain from a lens and sensor? Learn more about the limitations of collecting data at Edmund Optics.

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Common Illumination Types

Not sure which type of illumination you should use for your system? Learn more about the pros and cons of different illumination types at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Windows

Determine how to select an optical window based on its material transmission, thermal and mechanical properties, and other specifications at Edmund Optics.

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Lens Performance Curves

Are you trying to measure the performance of your lens? Although this can be a difficult task, there are curves that can help. Read more at Edmund Optics.

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Effects of Laser Mirror Surface Flatness

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Diffuser Selection Guide

Not sure which diffuser will best meet your needs? Review EO's diffuser selection guide to review the pros and cons of each diffuser type 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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Telecentric Lens Size Control

Telecentric Lenses can grow quite large and heavy with small magnifications, as such magnifications require large front optics. Learn more 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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A Guide to (Not Over) Specifying Losses in Laser Optics

Overspecifying optical losses in laser systems will not further improve your performance or reliability, but it could cost you additional money and/or time.

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Uncertainty in LIDT Specifications

Laser induced damage threshold (LIDT) of optics is a statistical value influenced by defect density, the testing method, and fluctuations in the laser.

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Using Structured Illumination

Machine vision systems heavily rely on illumination. Learn more about how structured illumination can maximize your system at Edmund Optics.

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Group Delay Dispersion and White Light Interferometry

Understanding group delay dispersion (GDD) is critical for knowing how ultrafast laser pulses will be stretched or compressed.

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Advantages of Fresnel Lenses

Fresnel lenses come in different sizes and can be used in a variety of applications. Read more about the theory, manufacturing, and application use at Edmund Optics.

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