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Introduction to the TECHSPEC Optical Cage System

Designed for modularity and flexibility, Edmund Optics' TECHSPEC Optical Cage System components are high precision alternatives to complex optical alignment systems.

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Interchangeable Optical Mount and Side Access Mounting Plate

This is a quick video demonstration of integrating an optical cage system interchangeable optical mount and side access mounting plate using #85-717 and #85-641.

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Optical Windows Review

Optical Windows provide protection between an optical system or sensitive electronics and an outside environment.

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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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Optical Mirrors Review

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

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E-Series Kinematic Optical Mirror Mounts

E-Series Kinematic Optical Mounts provide high value and essential features for applications including lab use, prototyping, and system integration

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Optical Prisms Review

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What's It Like to Be an Optical Engineer

Join our Edmund Optics’ optical engineers to discover the exciting field of optics, including what optical engineers do and how optics shape the world

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Optical Filters Review

Optical Filters are used to selectively transmit or block certain wavelengths or wavelength ranges within optical systems.

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How to Determine Magnification of an Optical Lens Setup

When doing basic imaging, how do you determine the magnification an optical lens will provide?

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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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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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How to Form an Image with an Optical Lens Setup

Although a common misconception, individual optical lenses do not always form an image when the object plane is placed a focal length away from the lens.

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Four-Rod Insertion Plate

This is a quick demonstration of integrating a four-rod insertion plate with a sample cage system using #85-643.

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Optical Filter Coatings: Comparison of Traditional and Hard-Sputtered

Confused about the differences between traditional-coated and hard-coated optical filters?

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Filter Holder Plate and Interchangeable Filter Holder

Easily add and remove optical filters from any cage system setup after viewing this quick demonstration of integrating a filter holder plate and interchangeable filter holder using #86-018 and #85-649.

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How to Build an Optical Isolator with Stock Components

Many laser applications are prone to specular reflections back into the source, causing overheating and decreased stability and lifetime.

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Understanding Collimation to Determine Optical Lens Focal Length

Collimated light occurs when light rays travel parallel to each other.

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Free-Space Optical Communication – TRENDING IN OPTICS: EPISODE 6

Free-space optical (FSO) communications transmit information wirelessly through the air using lasers with improved bandwidth. Learn more!

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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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2012 Zombie Holiday

Happy Holidays from EO! Friends, is this not what the holidays are all about?

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What's New In Optical Coatings: Communicating Requirements

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses critical system requirements to communicate

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Laser Optics Lab: Coatings

Optical coatings are composed of thin-film layers used to enhance transmission or reflection properties within an optical system.

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Meet Scott Sparrold: Design Master

The Future Depends on Optics®

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EO Imaging Lab 1.2: Working Distance

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EO Imaging Lab 1.4: Depth of Field

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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Richardson Gratings™ Unboxing

Learn about high-precision diffraction gratings from Richardson Gratings available in-stock and ready for immediate shipping from Edmund Optics.

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Polarizers Review

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

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Comparison of SWIR and Visible Imaging Systems

SWIR, or short-wave infrared, is light invisible to the human eye but detectable by specialized infrared imaging lenses and cameras.

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