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Learn about the different types of optical prisms, their applications, and how to select the right prism for your specific system.
Want to learn more about metallic mirror coatings? Find information about standard and custom metallic mirror coatings that are available at Edmund Optics.
There are many types of optical prisms. Find examples, information, and applications for different types of optical prisms at Edmund Optics.
Anamorphic prism pairs circularize elliptical laser beams, which results in smaller focused spot sizes.
An understanding of refraction and basic ray optics is a critical foundation for understanding more complicated optical concepts and technologies.
Ultrafast highly-dispersive mirrors are critical for pulse compression and dispersion compensation in ultrafast laser applications, improving system performance.
Edmund Optics' fixed, adjustable, and kinematic mounting components can easily be integrated into optical systems.
Edmund Optics' Polarizer Selection Guide refines your search for a specific type of polarizer.
Optical components that create two beams by splitting incident light are beamsplitters. Read more about the different types of beamsplitters at Edmund Optics.
Laser optics high reflectivity mirrors meet exceptional specifications that Edmund Optics' competitors often fail to meet. Learn more at Edmund Optics.
Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Want to know more about optical flats? Find information including an explanation, what optical flats show, applications, and more 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
Master the fundamentals of ultrafast lasers and how to choose optics that can withstand their high powers and short pulse durations.
Have a question about theoretical foundations? Find out more about the electromagnetic spectrum, interference, reflection, and more at Edmund Optics.
Large diameter aspheric lenses enable high-power optical systems, but several key considerations must be taken into account during their fabrication process.
Using an Infrared Application? Discover the importance of choosing the right material and comparisons of each at Edmund Optics.
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.
Anti-reflection (AR) coatings are applied to optical components to increase throughput and reduce hazards caused by back-reflections.
Many lasers are assumed to have a Gaussian profile, and understanding Gaussian beam propagation is crucial for predicting real-world performance of lasers.
Metrology is critical for ensuring that optical components consistently meet their desired specifications, especially in laser applications.
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