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Laser Spot Size

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Why does the polarization of a laser matter?

The polarization state of a laser source is important for many different applications.

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Laser

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Introduction to Laser Optics Lab

The Laser Optics Lab video series discusses laser optics concepts including specifications, coating technologies, product types, and more

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Reflective Optics for Laser Applications

Beam Conditioning Optics for UV, IR, and Broadband Lasers

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I am trying to get a sample read out from a laser diode on an oscilloscope. I get a good pulse signal if I shine my keychain flashlight on the detector, but a very noisy signal from the diode itself. What could be causing the noise in this system?

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What is the difference between a laser pointer and a laser diode module?

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Laser Optics Lab:Specifications for Selecting a Laser

When determining which laser to use for your application, consider the following specifications: wavelength, coherence length, beam divergence, and Rayleigh range.

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Laser Damage Threshold Calculator

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Key Parameters of a Laser System

Learn the key parameters that must be considered to ensure you laser application is successful. Common terminology will be established for these parameters.

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Gas Laser

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Can a laser diode module be modulated?

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Laser Optics Lab Trailer

The Laser Optics Lab video series discusses laser optics concepts including specifications, coating technologies, product types, and more

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How Laser Crystals are Made

Follow laser crystals through their entire manufacturing process from fabrication, to coating, to quality control in the Edmund Optics Florida facility.

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Reflective Laser Beam Shaping

Beam Shaping for High Power and Short Pulse Durations

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At what pulse duration is a laser considered to be “ultrafast?”

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Laser Polarization: The Importance of Polarization in Laser Applications

Understanding the polarization of laser light is critical for many applications, as polarization impacts reflectance, focusing the beam, and other key behaviors.

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How to Align a Laser System

Join Chris Williams as he briefly explains the basics of how to align a laser system onto a target.

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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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Vega™ Laser Line Beam Expanders

The TECHSPEC® Vega™ Laser Line Beam Expanders from Edmund Optics® are divergence adjustable to compensate for input beam divergence.

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How do I use high performance laser line bandpass and laser line longpass filters as pairs in raman spectroscopy?

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Bulk Laser Damage in Glass

Learn why the bulk laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT) of glass is significantly different than the LIDT optical components with coatings, such as AR thin films.

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Common Laser Optics Materials

Understanding the most commonly used laser optics materials will allow for easy navigation of EO’s wide selection of laser optics components.

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What are the modes in a gas laser and what do the various specifications mean?

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What does the specification for polarization of a gas laser mean?

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Argon-Ion Laser

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CDRH Laser Class

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Helium Neon (HeNe) Laser

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IEC Laser Class

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Laser Damage Threshold

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