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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.
Understanding the source of inaccurate and imprecise errors can help formulate strategies to prevent or correct them. Learn more at Edmund Optics.
Are you designing an optical system? Be sure to review these 5 considerations relating to mechanical design, assembly, and alignment at Edmund Optics.
Learn more about why manufacturing, assembly, testing and implementation are all equally important for a successful lens design.
Learn about the different types of optical prisms, their applications, and how to select the right prism for your specific system.
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.
A Kinematic mount is classified by all degrees of freedom being fully constrained. Need a mount? Browse through the different variations at Edmund Optics.
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
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.
Not sure how you can enhance an opical cage system? Check out examples of different design examples applicable for small and large systems at Edmund Optics.
Want to know more about optical flats? Find information including an explanation, what optical flats show, applications, and more at Edmund Optics.
Beam expanders can be used in reverse to decrease a laser beam's diameter, but divergence will be increased.
Microscopes are used in a variety of fields and applications. To understand how resolving power, magnification, and other aspects work, read more at Edmund Optics.
Superpolished optics with ultra-low surface roughness minimize scatter in optical systems, which is critical in sensitive laser applications.
Looking for a fast-focusing lens for a machine vision application? Find out more about how to use a C-Mount Focus-Tunable Lens at Edmund Optics.
Aspheric lens drawings following the ISO 10110 standard are critical tools for communicating manufacturing and testing requirements for the lenses.
Are you looking for ways to make cost effective optical designs? Find more information on selecting specifications and using tolerancing schemes at Edmund Optics.
Spherical aberrations occur in any spherical optic and causes system performance to decrease. Learn how spherical aberration compensation plates can help at Edmund Optics.
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive, high-resolution optical imaging technology that creates cross-sectional images from interference signals
Light sheet fluorescence microscopy uses a 2D laser sheet to illuminate a thin slice of the sample and excite fluorescence, reducing phototoxicity and damage.
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.
Want to know more about high-power optical coatings? Find out more about the importance, fabrication, and testing at Edmund Optics.
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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