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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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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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What are the advantages of increasing lens diameter in high-power optical systems?

Increasing the diameter of optical components reduces power or energy density in a system, reducing the likelihood of laser-induced damage in high-power...

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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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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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Rapid Optical Prototyping

Quickly Respond to Collapsing Product Lifecycles

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Do you have C-Mount components to make an in-line illumination assembly?

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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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Free-Space Optical Communication

Free-space optical (FSO) communications wirelessly transmit data through the air using lasers. FSO promises to revolutionize broadband internet access.

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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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Thermal Properties of Optical Substrates

The thermal properties of optical substrates including the CTE, dn/dT, and thermal conductivity are critical for predicting real-world performance

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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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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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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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Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive, high-resolution optical imaging technology that creates cross-sectional images from interference signals

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Optical Mirrors Review

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

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Optical Fiber

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Optical Flat

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Optical Invariant

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Contrast, Optical

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What happens when an optical filter is tilted?

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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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What optical materials are compatible with 2µm lasers?

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What is the difference between a jacketed and an unjacketed optical fiber?

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What diameter beam will an optical fiber output?

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Trending in Optics: The Future of Optical Filters

New optical filters are being developed due to the advancements in applications and technologies. Learn more about the future of filters at Edmund Optics.

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Can I place ND filters back-to-back and increase optical density?

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5 Considerations for the Mechanical Design, Assembly, and Alignment of Optical Systems

Are you designing an optical system? Be sure to review these 5 considerations relating to mechanical design, assembly, and alignment at Edmund Optics.

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