Laser Optics

The Laser Optics Resource Guide covers the core concepts of laser optics including the key specifications of laser optics components, optical coatings, Gaussian beam propagation, and the metrology required to verify component performance. Whether your application is in laser materials processing, medical lasers, or laser sensing, these insights will help you properly specify a laser optics system while maximizing performance and minimizing cost.

Section 1: Key Parameters of a Laser System 

Section 2: Gaussian Beam Propagation

Section 3: Common Laser Types

Section 4: Beam Shape, Beam Quality, and Strehl Ratio

Section 5: Beam Shaping Overview

Section 6: Laser Beam Expanders

Section 7: Aspheric Lens Irregularity and Strehl Ratio

Section 8: Characteristics of Laser Grade Substrates

Section 9: Surface Quality

Section 10: Superpolished Optics

Section 11: Optical Coatings

Section 12: Nano-Structured Anti-Reflective Surfaces

Section 13: Ultrafast Dispersion

Section 14: Highly-Dispersive Mirrors

Section 15: Laser-Induced Damage Threshold

Section 16: Metrology

The Laser Lab Video Series

The Laser Optics Lab video series covers laser optics concepts including product types, specifications, coating technologies, and more. Each video delves into a specific element of laser optics, allowing you to broaden your knowledge and choose the best product for your application.

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