Knight Optical offer high pressure optical domes for underwater exploration, AUVs and ROVs. Read more...More Product Announcements from Knight Optical (USA) LLC
Germanium (Ge) is a relatively hard, high-density, IR transmitting material that blocks UV and VIS wavelengths but allows IR from 2µm. Read more...More Product Announcements from Knight Optical (USA) LLC
For over 45 years, Advanced Optics has crafted precision polished optical windows as well as high quality commercial grade windows. We have the capability to provide accuracy up to 1/20 wave for demanding applications. In addition to our many off-the-shelf optics, we offer custom fabrication, custom coatings and complimentary engineering services. Read more...More Product Announcements from Advanced Optics, Inc.
Germanium offers high index and low dispersion and is typically used at 3-5µm and 8-12µm bands for passive thermal imaging and hot-spot detection in security and defence applications, night vision systems, and other heat imaging applications. Because of its high index, germanium is usually AR coated and DLC coated. Read more...More Product Announcements from Knight Optical (USA) LLC
Abrisa Technologies’ ClearView™ projection port window glass is fabricated using an optically clear, colorless glass with a 2-sided, multi-layer broadband anti-reflective coating, increasing transmissivity thereby ensuring a high quality, bright and sharp screen image. Transmission rate is between 98% and 99%. Read more...More Product Announcements from Abrisa Technologies
Abrisa Technologies’ preferred glass material for sight glass/port windows is SCHOTT® Borofloat®, optically clear and very versatile borosilicate glass with excellent light transmission & thermal and chemical properties. Borofloat is an excellent choice for operating conditions up to 500ºF. Borofloat glass also provides excellent corrosion, impact & abrasion re... Read more...More Product Announcements from Abrisa Technologies
Sapphire has excellent strength and abrasive resistance which enables it to be used in the form of very thin windows and extremely harsh environments. Sapphire is often used for pressure windows or port windows where conditions are severe such as sandy, salty environments where a softer BK7 window would quickly scratch and become unusable. Read more...More Product Announcements from Knight Optical (USA) LLC
Glass is important to the success of your project. However, choosing the right glass can be overwhelming. The software design programs will enable you to build a design with these glasses, one after another in a serial process -- which is time-consuming. We have designed a parallel process of comparison to help you navigate hundreds of possibilities. Read more...More Product Announcements from LaCroix Optical Co.
Zinc Sulphide (ZnS) is a widely-used IR transmitting material used for windows, lenses and other optical components and is sometimes referred to as Cleartran™. Read more...More Product Announcements from Knight Optical (USA) LLC