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The Anatomy of a Lens

Become familiarized with the key components of an imaging lens assembly and how they function.

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Liquid Lens Features, Applications, and Technology

Liquid lenses have many features, are small in size, and adjust focus quickly to adapt to objects located at various working distances. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Lens Mounts

There are numerous mount types for connecting an imaging lens to a camera. Depending on the application, some mounts are more useful than others.

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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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Aberrational Balancing of MTF in Lens Design

Do you have multiple projects that involve the use of a lens? Find out about different lenses that can be adapted for multiple purposes at Edmund Optics.

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Imaging Fundamentals

Want to understand the basic concepts of imaging? Learn more about essential terms and how they incorporate in the imaging industry at Edmund Optics.

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Basic Lens Selection

To decide what imaging lens is right for a system, it is important to know the parameters of the imaging system used. Learn more 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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Imaging Lenses for UAVs

The lenses used for high-resolution unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have unique requirements beyond those of standard imaging lenses.

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Advanced Lens Selection

The modulation transfer function of a lens varies depending on working distance, sensor size, f/#, and wavelength. Learn more 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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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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Ruggedization of Imaging Lenses

Have an application in a demanding environment? Learn about the different types of ruggedization: industrial, ingress protection, and stability at Edmund Optics.

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Lens Spacers, Shims, and Focal Length Extenders

Want to learn how to extend a lens beyond its limits in an application? Learn more about spacers, shims, and focal length extenders at Edmund Optics.

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Aspheric Lens Irregularity and Strehl Ratio

The Strehl ratio of an optical system is a comparison of its real performance with its diffraction-limited performance.

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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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Basic Lens Selection

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How to Choose a Fixed Magnification Lens

Fixed magnification lenses typically function properly at a single working distance and are specified by their magnification. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Lens Geometries

Optical lens geometries control light in different ways. Learn about Snell's Law of Refraction, lens terminology and geometries at Edmund Optics.

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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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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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Imaging Electronics 101: Camera Resolution for Improved Imaging System Performance

Camera resolution is one of the many aspects contributing to the quality of your imaging system. Find key parameters and tech tips at Edmund Optics.

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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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Medical Imaging with Filters and Quantum Dots

Fluorescence microscopy can be influenced by product or specification differences, which can be seen using comparative images. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Gauging Depth of Field in Your Imaging System

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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Assembling Compact Machine Vision Microscopy Systems with 120i Plan APO Infinity Corrected Objectives

Reduce the size and weight of your high magnification machine vision system with infinity corrected TECHSPEC® 120i Plan APO Infinity Corrected Objectives.

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Fluorescence Imaging with Laser Illumination

Fluorescence imaging systems are composed of three major components, an illumination source, a photo-activated fluorophore sample, and detector.

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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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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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Why Choose an Achromatic Cylinder Lens?

Debating whether or not to use a traditional cylinder lens or an achromatic cylinder lens? Discover the benefits of achromatic cylinder lenses at Edmund Optics.

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