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Do you sell X-Z translation stages?

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Important Concepts for Selecting Manual Translation Stages

Edmund Optics offers a variety of ball bearing, crossed roller bearing, dovetail, and rack and pinion translation stages for linear translation, rotary, and tip-tilt movement.

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Translation Stage Specifications to Know

To select the best translation stage, it is important to understand key specifications such as resolution, load capacity, travel, accuracy, repeatability, and wobble.

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Are your stages vacuum compatible?

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Multi-Axis Translation Stage Configurations: Part I: X-Y Setup

Learn how to make repeatable adjustments in more than one direction for any demanding optics, imaging, or photonics application with this simple, three minute video.

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Multi-Axis Translation Stage Configurations: Part II: X-Y-Z Setup

Continuing from where Part I: X-Y Setup ends, learn how to add a Z-axis to an existing X-Y configuration to achieve three degrees of freedom.

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How do I read the load capacity specification for the ball bearing stages?

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What are the basic differences between your dovetails, rack and pinions, and ball bearing stages?

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How do I mount a ball bearing linear translation stage to a breadboard table?

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Integrating a Linear Translation Assembly into Optical Cage Systems

Do you need to add linear translation to an optical cage system? Find step by step instructions for incorporating a linear translation assembly at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Error Sources in Precision Positioning

Understanding the source of inaccurate and imprecise errors can help formulate strategies to prevent or correct them. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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What is the difference between pitch, roll, and yaw?

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I have two Basler Scout GigE cameras but I cannot use them simultaneously. When connected to a computer, either via two network cards or a single network card and a switch, they can be opened but cannot acquire images. What is causing the problem?

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The Future of Microscope Objectives

Advances in Microscopy Tackle the Challenges of the Future

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What is a scaled reticle?

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5 Considerations for the Mechanical Design, Assembly, and Alignment of Optical Systems

Are you designing an optical system? Be sure to review these 5 considerations relating to mechanical design, assembly, and alignment at Edmund Optics.

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Tips for Designing Manufacturable Lenses and Assemblies

Learn more about why manufacturing, assembly, testing and implementation are all equally important for a successful lens design.

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Introduction to Optical Prisms

Learn about the different types of optical prisms, their applications, and how to select the right prism for your specific system.

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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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Important Concepts for Selecting Optical Component Mounts

Edmund Optics offers a variety of kinematic, bar-type, translating, ring, and modular mounting components.

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How To Align a Monolithic Beam Expander

Monolithic Reflective Beam Expanders are ideal for applications requiring broadband or achromatic beam expansion.

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EO Imaging Lab 1.2: Working Distance

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A Closer Look at Kinematic Movement

A Kinematic mount is classified by all degrees of freedom being fully constrained. Need a mount? Browse through the different variations at Edmund Optics.

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Basic Principles of Raman Scattering and Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy is a technique used to identify the chemical composition of samples based on how light scatters off of them. Learn more & view related optics

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Rotating vs. Sliding Beam Expander Divergence Adjustment

Sliding focusing mechanisms for laser beam expanders cause less beam wander than rotating focusing mechanisms, but they use more complex mechanics and are typically more expensive.

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Precision, Accuracy, Confidence | December 2021

Many of the industrial advancements that have occurred over the past few decades are a direct result of the continuously improving quality and precision of optical imaging systems.

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How to Build a Swivel Joint Assembly

Quick demonstration with step-by-setup instructions for building an optical cage system swivel joint assembly.

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Aspheric Lens Takeover

Time to Replace Spherical Elements with Aspheric Lenses

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Trending Liquid Lenses in Imaging

Quickly Autofocus and Overcome Depth of Field Limitations

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Optical Flats

Want to know more about optical flats? Find information including an explanation, what optical flats show, applications, and more at Edmund Optics.

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