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Knight Optical (UK) Ltd.

Fresnel lenses replace the curved surface of a conventional lens with a series of concentric grooves, moulded into the surface of lightweight plastic sheets. These grooves act as individual refracting surfaces when viewed in cross section. Read more...

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LaCroix Optical Co.

Optical Lens Design Tools

Lens designers often make trade-offs between manufacturing tolerances, time or monetary costs, and system performance. LaCroix Optical has developed tools to help designers efficiently explore options.

Material Selection Data Tool helps you choose glass types for your project quickly and efficiently

Quoting Tool features... Read more...

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Cascade Optical Corp.

High Volume Manufacturing with our large chamber systems, we coat volume display ITO /patterned bus bar glass, Color filters, VICSELs and Large Telescope Optics. 100% six inch and four inch wafer ready, for low cost straight forward ARs or challenging custom coatings Read more...

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Cascade Optical Corp.

HIGH REFLECTIVE COATINGS All-dielectric high reflective (HR) coatings offer a very high efficiency and a much higher laser induced damage thresholds than enhanced and protected metal mirrors. Read more...

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Andover Corporation

Andover offers one of the most extensive listings of standard "off-the-shelf" optical filters in this industry. Wavelengths range from the 193nm in the ultraviolet through the near infrared and include many of the primary laser, mercury, biomedical and analytical spectral lines. Read more...

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Gurley Precision Instruments

In Troy, NY since 1845. With manufacturing capabilities in the U.S., Eastern Europe, and Asia, we can make your optical components with excellent quality and unbelievably low prices. Spherical and aspherical lenses, mirrors, filters, prisms, achromats, beamsplitters, reticles, assemblies, and more. VMI, short lead times, R&D to OEM. Read more...

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Andover Corporation

In the infrared region of the spectrum, bandpass filters are frequently used for gas analysis applications. Andover offers a standard selection of gas analysis filters at popular wavelengths from 2.7µm to 10.6µm. We can also produce custom filters at wavelengths up to 14µm. Read more...

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Andover Corporation

Our steep-edge long pass filters employ magnetron sputtered hard oxide coatings to yield deep rejection and a sharp transition to very high transmission. They are deposited on Fused Silica substrates, and do not employ any absorbing filter glasses, making them suitable for high-temperature applications. They are offered in three standard sizes, with custom sizes available on request. Read more...

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Abrisa Technologies

The ZC&R Coatings for Optics a division of Abrisa Technologies supplies hot mirrors or short wave pass filters SWP for heat control applications. For hot mirrors, a thin film coating is applied to a glass substrate, such as soda-lime or borosilicate, in order to reflect infrared radiation either as a means to harness the reflected wavelengths for an application or remove them from an... Read more...

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