Cost Impact of
Spherical Tolerancing

Nathan Carlie, Edmund Optics’ Optical Materials Expert, discusses the cost impact of tolerancing spherical lenses.

Stop overspecifying and overpaying for spherical lenses!

Join us for a complimentary 30 minute webinar presented by optical materials expert Nathan Carlie to learn about the cost impact of tolerancing spherical lenses.

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will have a strong understanding around:

  • What tolerances need to be considered when specifying spherical lenses
  • How these tolerances affect the performance of your final system
  • How cost is affected by these tolerances and how to find the optimal balance of cost and performance for your application
Nathan Carlie

Nathan Carlie received his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Clemson University in 2010 and has spent the last seven years developing materials and technologies for high-power lasers and IR optics. He joined the Edmund Optics team in 2016 and serves as R&D manager at the corporate headquarters in Barrington, NJ. Carlie holds six patents and has written over 40 papers and articles on the design and fabrication of optical materials and systems.

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Additional Resources

Application Notes

Technical information and application examples including theoretical explanations, equations, graphical illustrations, and much more.

Chromatic and Monochromatic Optical Aberrations

Comparison of Optical Aberrations

Precision Tolerances for Spherical Lenses

Keys to Cost Effective Optical Design and Tolerancing

Tips for Designing Manufacturable Lenses and Assemblies

Understanding Optical
Lens Geometries

Understanding Optical Specifications

Understanding Surface Quality Specifications

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Original recorded date: 10/12/17