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How are your Off-Axis Parabolic Metal Mirrors manufactured?

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Highly Reflective Coatings

Highly reflective (HR) coatings are applied to optical components to minimize losses when reflecting lasers and other light sources.

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Hydrophobic Coatings

Join Ehren O'Donnell, Product Engineer, as he briefly explains our hydrophobic coatings capabilities and the differences between a hydrophobic coated and non-hydrophobic coated optic.

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What is the color temperature of a quartz halogen lamp and a metal halide lamp?

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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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CNC Polished Aspheric Lenses

CNC polished aspheric lenses offer high numerical apertures while creating diffraction-limited spot sizes and are ideal for high-precision applications.

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Can high-precision optics be 3D printed?

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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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Diamond-Like Carbon Coatings

Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings are a type of highly durable, anti-reflective optical coating ideal for defense applications and other harsh environments.

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Are all aspheric lenses from Edmund Optics® polished using magnetorheological finishing (MRF)?

No, advances in subaperture polishing have allowed for the fabrication of aspheres with surface figure error down to λ/20 (0.25µm). However, MRF is still...

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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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Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS)

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Precision Glass Molded Aspheric Lenses

Meta description: Ideal for volume applications, including laser diode collimation, bar code scanners, and optical data storage. Can be molded into diameters as small as 1mm.

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Optical Solutions Enabling Precision Manufacturing | December 2023

Join us in-person for a FREE event of learning and networking at the Quinlan Community Center in Cupertino. The event will start at 9:00 a.m. Lunch, coffee, and beverages will be provided. In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore our Tech Fair and visit our nearby Solutions Center at the end of the day for a networking Happy Hour.

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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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The Complexities of High-Power Optical Coatings

Want to know more about high-power optical coatings? Find out more about the importance, fabrication, and testing at Edmund Optics.

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Precision Tolerances for Spherical Lenses

Optical lenses require very precise tolerances. Learn more about tolerances for spherical lenses at Edmund Optics.

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Diamond-Like Carbon and Durable Anti-Reflection Coatings for Harsh Environments

Learn the tradeoffs between DLC coatings and other AR coating types and why abrasion and corrosion resistance may be important for your optical system.

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What's New In Optical Coatings: AR vs. Filter

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses anti-reflective (AR) coatings vs filter coatings

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Benefits of Hard Coatings

Hard coatings provide many advantages compared to traditional soft coated optics. Learn more about the coating differences and benefits at Edmund Optics.

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What's New In Optical Coatings: Introduction

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he provides an overview to his webinar including: Key Terminology, Coating Technology, Cost Drivers, and Application Examples.

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What's New In Optical Coatings: Prototyping

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses prototype qualifications including custom, stock and modified stock filter options.

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What's New In Optical Coatings: Verifying Performance

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses tips for verifying filter performance.

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An Introduction to Optical Coatings

Optical coatings are used to influence the transmission, reflection, or polarization properties of an optical component.

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Anti-Reflection (AR) Coatings

Anti-reflection (AR) coatings are applied to optical components to increase throughput and reduce hazards caused by back-reflections.

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What's New In Optical Coatings: Coating Technology

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses coating technology including Ion Assisted Deposition (IAD) and Hard Sputtered.

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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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What's New In Optical Coatings: Cost Drivers

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses coating cost drivers and provides tips on ways to save.

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What's New In Optical Coatings: Applications in Life Sciences

Join Stephan Briggs, Biomedical Engineer at Edmund Optics, as he discusses tips for verifying filter performance.

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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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