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Knight Optical Ltd.

Optical testing equipment can be expensive and take up a lot of space. If you don't have the equipment but need to test your components then the team at Knight Optical can help you! Read more...

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Our standard and high power pinhole apertures are used to control spatial intensity in laser applications such as holography. Read more...

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Our standard laser-cut and precision optical slit apertures offer control of beam size and shape and help to limit saturation of detectors and the effects of aberrations. Read more...

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Knight Optical offer precision Calcium Fluoride (CaF2) lenses, windows and prisms for use in Spectroscopy and Gas Analysis. Read more...

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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...

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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...

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PA&E

PA&E is using its patented ceramic-to-metal sealing technology to manufacture hermetically sealed windows for optical, laser and infrared applications. Read more...

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Knight Optical Ltd.

Optical flats are single precision flat surfaces. They are used as reference surfaces to compare flatness of a substrate where flatness is unknown. When a high quality optical flat is placed on top of a polished substrate and used in conjunction with a monochromatic light source light bands are formed. Read more...

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Knight Optical Ltd.

Knight Optical supply high quality optical components for use in fluorometers, fluorescence spectrometers, microplate readers and x-ray fluorescence applications. These applications are extensively used in the medical and biomedical sectors, but are also to be found in the fields of Research and Development, microanalysis and thermal imaging. Read more...

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Knight Optical Ltd.

We are able to advise and supply all custom optical components for your specific laser application, and also hold stock components in a several sizes. Read more...

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