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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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Anamorphic Prism Pairs

Anamorphic prism pairs circularize elliptical laser beams, which results in smaller focused spot sizes.

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Polarizer Selection Guide

Edmund Optics' Polarizer Selection Guide refines your search for a specific type of polarizer.

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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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Optical Prism Application Examples

There are many types of optical prisms. Find examples, information, and applications for different types of optical prisms at Edmund Optics.

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Laser Beam Shaping Overview

Learn how to navigate the many available options for shaping the irradiance profile and phase of laser beams to maximize your laser system's performance.

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Prism Tunnel Diagrams

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Introduction to Basic Ray Optics

An understanding of refraction and basic ray optics is a critical foundation for understanding more complicated optical concepts and technologies.

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Highly-Dispersive Mirrors

Ultrafast highly-dispersive mirrors are critical for pulse compression and dispersion compensation in ultrafast laser applications, improving system performance.

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Simplifying Laser Alignment

Many challenges can arise when aligning a laser beam; knowing specific tips and tricks can help simplify the process. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Filter Orientation

Unsure which side of your filter should face the light source? Learn how to determine the filter orientation of your TECHSPEC filter at Edmund Optics.

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Metallic Mirror Coatings

Want to learn more about metallic mirror coatings? Find information about standard and custom metallic mirror coatings that are available at Edmund Optics.

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Using C-Mount Components with the Optical Cage System

Edmund Optics' fixed, adjustable, and kinematic mounting components can easily be integrated into optical systems.

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Building a Custom Optical Isolator with Stock Components

Edmund Optics' component list and steps provided are used to successfully build an Optical Isolator.

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Optical Cage System Application: Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) Digital Microscope

Differential interference microscopy enhances the contrast of object features that are otherwise difficult to observe using brightfield microscopy.

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What are Beamsplitters?

Optical components that create two beams by splitting incident light are beamsplitters. Read more about the different types of beamsplitters at Edmund Optics.

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High Laser Damage AR Coatings

Laser optics high reflectivity mirrors meet exceptional specifications that Edmund Optics' competitors often fail to meet. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Differential Interference Contrast

Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Phase Contrast

Think you know all the advantages for using phase contrast in optical microscopy? Advantages, image appearance, and technical details can be found at Edmund Optics.

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Design vs. Manufacturing

“How will this lens perform?” It may sound like a simple question, but the answer can be complicated.

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UV vs. IR Grade Fused Silica

UV grade fused silica is ideal for UV and visible applications, but IR grade fused silica has better transmission in the IR due to a lack of OH- impurities.

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Understanding Spatial Filters

Do you have a question about spatial filters? Learn more about how spatial filters are used with lasers and improve a beam at Edmund Optics.

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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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All About Diffraction Gratings

Learn about how diffraction gratings separate incident light into separate beam paths, different types of gratings, and how to choose the best grating for you.

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Confocal Microscopy

Confocal microscopy provides high resolution, elimination of out-of-focus glare due to spatial filtering, and reduction of light-induced damage to the sample.

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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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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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Understanding Waveplates and Retarders

Waveplates (retarders) are different when used in polarized light than unpolarized light. Consider terminology, fabrication, or applications at Edmund Optics.

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Challenges of Specifying LIDT for CW Lasers

The LIDT of continuous wave (CW) lasers is dependent on laser power, beam diameter, and other use parameters.

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Basics of Ultrafast Lasers

Master the fundamentals of ultrafast lasers and how to choose optics that can withstand their high powers and short pulse durations.

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