Application Notes

Title az    Date 1..9   
Absorption in Laser Optics 7/10/2023
Advantages of Using Beam Expanders 6/16/2017
An In-Depth Look at Axicons 8/28/2015
An Introduction to Optical Coatings 7/10/2023
Anti-Reflection (AR) Coatings 9/25/2023
Aspheric Lens Irregularity and Strehl Ratio 7/10/2023
Beam Expander Selection Guide 10/31/2023
Beam Expander Testing 10/26/2023
Beam Quality and Strehl Ratio 1/22/2019
Building a Custom Optical Isolator with Stock Components 9/18/2015
Challenges of Specifying LIDT for CW Lasers 1/27/2021
Understanding Spatial Filters 9/22/2015
Characteristics of 2µm Lasers 3/27/2018
Coherent® Laser Selection Guide 9/18/2015
Common Laser Optics Materials 12/19/2018
Common Laser Types 5/4/2020
Considerations When Using Cylinder Lenses 12/29/2016
Different Types of LIDT Specifications 6/4/2020
Dispersion 12/18/2018
Fluorescence Imaging with Laser Illumination 11/6/2017
Fundamentals of Lasers 9/18/2015
Gaussian Beam Propagation 1/17/2019
Highly-Dispersive Mirrors 5/20/2020
Homogeneity and Scatter from Inclusions and Bubbles 7/10/2023
Importance of Beam Diameter on Laser Damage Threshold 2/28/2018
Key Parameters of a Laser System 4/14/2020
Laser Beam Expanders 10/26/2023
Laser Damage Threshold Testing 9/21/2015
Laser Power Density versus Energy Density 11/21/2023
Laser Resonator Modes 1/22/2019
LIDT for Ultrafast Lasers 1/9/2019
Metrology for Laser Optics 10/23/2023
Rotating vs. Sliding Beam Expander Divergence Adjustment 10/26/2023
Simplifying Laser Alignment 9/21/2015
Subsurface Damage 12/19/2018
Laser Polarization: The Importance of Polarization in Laser Applications 11/2/2022
Thermal Properties of Optical Substrates 11/7/2023
Ultrafast Dispersion 5/20/2020
Ultrafast Lasers – The Basic Principles of Ultrafast Coherence 1/25/2019
Uncertainty in LIDT Specifications 1/9/2019
Understanding and Specifying LIDT of Laser Components 11/6/2017
Understanding Surface Quality Specifications 9/15/2015
UV Optics: Tighter Tolerances and Different Materials 2/28/2018
Why Laser Damage Testing is Critical for UV Laser Applications 2/28/2018
Quantum Cascade Lasers 6/2/2020
Basic Principles of Raman Scattering and Spectroscopy 10/3/2023