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Optical Mirrors Review

Mirrors are commonly used to fold or compact an optical system.

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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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Highly-Dispersive Ultrafast Mirrors for Dispersion Compensation

Learn how Highly-Dispersive Mirrors compensate for dispersion and compress pulse duration in ultrafast laser systems, which is critical for maximizing performance.

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Schwarz Mirrors – TRENDING IN OPTICS: EPISODE 4

Schwarz Mirrors minimize unwanted stray light using an opaque, engineered fused silica substrate that absorbs light that would otherwise be transmitted.

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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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Optotune Beam Steering Mirrors Demonstration Video

Optotune Beam Steering Mirrors Demonstration Video

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Single Point Diamond Turning: Edmund Optics Build-to-Print Manufacturing

Edmund Optics utilizes Diamond Turning to produce a wide range of high precision optical components.

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TECHSPEC® Nd:YAG Laser Line Mirrors

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Understanding Reflection of Light

Learn about the reflection of light in this kid-friendly explanation with helpful visuals presented by Rebecca Emerich, Educational Outreach Manager

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Choosing the Right Beam Expander with Dr. Mary Turner

Learn how to choose the right beam expander for your laser system in this tutorial from Dr. Mary Turner, Technical Fellow 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 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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Removing Protective Plastic Coating

A protective plastic coating protects a variety of our flat optics, such as optical windows, optical mirrors, and beamsplitters, from scratches during shipping.

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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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First Contact Polymer Solution

First Contact Polymer Solution is an easy-to-use liquid polymer for cleaning the surfaces of lenses and other optical components (see below for a more extensive list)

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Laser Optics Lab: Beam Expander Configurations & Designs

Laser beam expanders consist of transmissive configurations, with Galilean or Keplerian designs, and reflective configurations, which use a series of mirrors, similar to microscope designs.

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Polarization Overview - Part 1: Polarization Basics

Polarizers are optical components designed to filter, modify, or analyze the various polarization states of light.

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Edmund Optics Imaging Lab 2.2: Telecentricity

Learn how to specify imaging system components.

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Edmund Optics Imaging Lab 2.1: Distortion

Learn how to specify imaging system components.

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Powered by Edmund Optics: High Performance Sensing by Ocular Robotics

The Future Depends on Optics®

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Edmund Optics - UltraFast Innovations - Partnership 2021

Industry-leading laser optics are more available than ever before through the partnership of UltraFast Innovations and Edmund Optics.

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Meet Greg Hollows: Imaging Enthusiast

The Future Depends on Optics®

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Aligning Mount for AdlOptica Beamshapers

Properly aligning the mechanical mount for AdlOptica laser beam shapers from Edmund Optics is critical for maximizing throughput and performance.

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Top Optics Trends of 2021 – TRENDING IN OPTICS: EPISODE 3

Several of the most interesting trends in optics and photonics of 2021 were the landing of the Perseverance Rover on Mars, Stemmed Mirrors, minimizing thermal lensing in ultrafast laser systems, and developments in ultraviolet lasers.

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Imaging Innovation Summit Keynote

Master the mindset needed for building an imaging system from asking the right questions to properly combining imaging technologies.

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Polarizers Review

Polarizers are used in a wide range of imaging and research and development applications.

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Large Diameter Gimbal Optical Mounts

Large Diameter Gimbal Optical Mounts available from Edmund Optics are used to integrate large precision optical components, such as mirrors, into OEM and benchtop systems.

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Top Trends of 2022 – TRENDING IN OPTICS: EPISODE 8

Happy holidays from Edmund Optics! Learn about the top trends in the photonics industry covered in our Trending in Optics Series in 2022.

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Edmund Optics Imaging Lab 3.2: The W of Illumination Geometry

Learn how to specify imaging system components.

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Aspheric Lenses Review

What is an aspheric lens? In what applications are aspheric lenses used?

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