Waveplate / Retardation Plate Optical Polarizers Datasheets

Liquid Crystal Variable Phase Retarder
from Arcoptix S.A

The liquid crystal variable phase retarder (or phase shifter) is a transmissive element with an electrically tunable optical phase retardance. Optical retardation is often obtained with piezoelectric mirrors. However this option is not ideal if robust and compact design is necessary. This product... [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Clear Aperture: 10
  • Wavelength Range: 350 to 1700
  • Operating Temperature: 15 to 35
Achromatic Retarders -- RQK6316
from Knight Optical Ltd.

Achromatic retarder - 62.6mm long.double 1/2wave. The Fresnel Rhomb is unique among retarders in giving a fractional-wave retardation nearly independent of wavelength, the variation due to change of index with wavelength being less than ±1% through the visible (450-700nm) and within... [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
Achromatic Retarders
from Qioptiq

Retardations: λ/2 and λ/4. Three different broad wavelength ranges. Cemented. Mounted versions fit to Microbench. Transmission > 86 %. Uncoated; coating available on request. Surface flatness: λ/4 at 633 nm (over clear aperture). Surface quality: 40-20 (5/ 2 x 0.16 according... [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Wavelength Range: 400 to 1600
  • Polarizer Application: Infrared; Visible
  • Transmittance: 86
Achromatic Waveplates - Air Spaced
from Tower Optical Corporation

Tower ’s achromatic waveplate (AWP) is similar to a zero-order waveplate, which is made from two pieces of crystal quartz except that the AWP is composed of one piece of crystal quartz and one piece of magnesium fluoride, MgF2. Both of these materials are birefringent, however, by proper... [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Clear Aperture: 12
  • Wavelength Range: 465 to 1650
  • Polarizer Features: Anti-Reflection Coating; Broadband
1 λ Retarder Film 14" x 23", 1 Sheet -- NT27-047
from Edmund Optics Inc.

frac14; λ, ½ λ, and 1 λ Retardance. Uniform Birefringence. Excellent Optical Transmission. Our high performance Retarder Film features high clarity, low haze, and heat resistance up to 60 °C. In addition, this film will not yellow over time and can withstand high... [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Operating Temperature: 60
Air-Spaced Zero Order Waveplate -- Model HWP-12.7CQ-0-* -527
from Lambda Research Optics, Inc.

1/2wave rotates plane 90, 1/4 wave changes linear to circular or opp, mount [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Surface Quality: 10-5 Scratch / Dig
  • Wavelength Range: 527
  • Surface Flatness: λ/10
Wavelength Plate -- Bonding Type
from NDK

The bonding-type plate enables the influence on phaseaccuracy caused by variations in optical rotation and the laserincident angle to be ignored. Therefore, it can be embedded inan optical system more easily. [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Transmittance: 98
  • Polarizer Application: Visible
  • Beam Deviation: 60
Achromatic Zero-Order Wave Plate -- 10RP42-1
from Newport Corporation

Superior broadband performance [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Wavelength Range: 460 to 655
  • Polarizer Application: Visible
  • Clear Aperture: 10.2
Achromatic Half Waveplate -- Model 1329
from Optarius

Retardation accuracy lambda/20 - uncoated - unmounted [See More]

  • Optical Polarizer: Waveplate / Retardation Plate
  • Clear Aperture: 8
  • Wavelength Range: 400 to 700
  • Surface Quality: 80-50 Scratch / Dig