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Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Knight Optical's Sheet Polarizers (Visible range)

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New limited stock of 3M HN38S in 50 x 50 or 100 x 100 sheets contact our USA sales office

Linear sheet polarizers are used for a broad range of applications including the production of LCD monitors and TVs, photography and other .. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Homogenizing Rods for Electrical Instruments

Knight Optical can offerCustom Homogenizing Rods for use within Electrical Instruments.

Electrical instruments use back light displays to help illuminate and evenly distribute the light source. They can be used as mixers, which is when you want to mix colours from multi-colour LEDs together. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Knight Optical's Sapphire Spherical Lenses

Sapphire crystal (Al2O3) is an excellent substrate for a range of rugged applications.

It has high transmission from 150nm up to around 5µm therefore ideal for UV, Visible and IR applications. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Quality Filters and Mirrors for Fluorescence

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)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Knight Optical's Custom Infra-red Gas Cells

A broad variety of gas transmission cells are available for the analysis of gas and vapour phase components in infrared optical spectroscopy.

These range from short path length gas cells for percent level concentration measurement, to long path length gas cells for part-per-billion concentrations. Options include fixed and variable path length gas cells, as well as ambient (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Diamond Turned Aspherical Lenses for LiDAR

Looking for a way to make your system more compact? Worried about spherical aberrations and other optical aberrations such as astigmatism? Then look no further. Knight Optical presents to you their Diamond Turned Aspheric range. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Optical Glass Domes for High Pressure Applications

Knight Optical offer high pressure optical domes for underwater exploration, AUVs and ROVs. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Knight Optical's Sapphire Cylindrical Lenses

Knight Optical can offer you Custom Sapphire Cylindrical Lenses, for use within Endoscopes.

Sapphire (Al2O3) is one of the hardest minerals and optical materials available for use in the range from UV up to 5µm. Making it ideal as a protective window for camera systems. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Knight Optical's Monochromatic light units

Monochromatic lights have a low pressure sodium light source that emits monochromatic light in which rays have virtually the same wavelength. This light is a very effective way of viewing fringe patterns on the surface of optical flats (Newton rings) (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Aspheric Lenses Autonomous Vehicle LiDAR Systems

Knight Optical can supply you with custom made Diamond turned aspheric lenses for use within autonomous vehicle LiDAR systems.

Autonomous vehicle LiDAR systems create driverless cars. Whereby the system produce autonomous vehicles which can perform complex manoeuvers and drive in public with little or no input from a user. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Stock & Custom Optical Flats from Knight Optical

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. The light bands that are present are known as interference fringes and (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Dichroic colored filters - for instrumentation

Dichroic filters have a hard dielectric coating and are designed to offer high transmission over a specific wavelength while reflecting all other wavelengths. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Precision 1/4 range plate beamsplitters

Precision grade plate beam splitters offer higher flatness and parallel specifications particularly useful in laser and imaging applications. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Sapphire Windows for Infrared Systems

Knight Optical offer a range of Stock Sapphire Windows, for use within Infrared Systems.

Knight Optical can offer Sapphire (Al2O3) Optics for Infra-red systems over the waveband of 0.2 to 5µm. We offer Sapphire optics for UV, Visible, NIR (0.9 to 1.5µm) and Mid-Waveband Infra-Red (MWIR, 3 to 5µm) Imaging Systems. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Plastic Aspheric Lenses for VR Head Sets

Knight Optical offer a range of Stock Plastic Aspheric Lenses for use within Virtual Reality Head Sets.

Plastic Aspheric Lenses are relatively cheap as they are mass produced, moulded or pressed, plastic. The surface quality of plastic aspheric lenses is worse than (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Knight optical's range of Lidar optics

Knight Optical provide custom and stock precision optical components for the latest LiDAR systems. Our components are utilized in atmospheric monitoring, topographical, laser guiding and ranging instruments used in the harshest environments. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Moulded Plastic Aspheric Lenses for Military Apps

Knight Optical can offer Custom Moulded Aspheric Lenses for use within Military Applications.

Aspheric Lenses are used to correct spherical aberration (where the converging light from a lens does not have a common focal point, resulting in a distorted image) i (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Dichroic Filters for Medical Applications

Looking to improve you medical system? Then look no further. Knight Optical presents to you their Dichroic colour filters range.

These Dichroic colour filters are typically used in scientific instrumentation or/and medical systems in particular palm vein scanners, ophthalmic diagnostics, professional eye care equipment from optical equipment or ophthalmic instruments. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - LIDAR Components for Atmospheric Sensing

Knight Optical offers a range of Tx/Rx Windows and other optical components for use in LIDAR system for Atmospheric Sensing.

Knight Optical can offer transmit and receive windows and mirrors for LIDAR systems using visible, NIR (0.9 to 1.5µm) and Mid-Waveband Infra-Red (MWIR, 3 to 5µm) light. Since the 1960s, (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Sapphire Windows - High Pressure Underwater Camera

Knight Optical offer a range of Stock Sapphire Windows, for use within High Pressure Underwater Camera.

Sapphire (Al2O3) is one of the hardest minerals and optical materials available for use in the range from UV up to 5µm. Making it ideal as a protective window for camera systems. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Homogenizing Rods for Optical Lithography

Knight Optical can offerCustom Homogenizing Rods for use within Optical Lithography.

Optical Lithography known more commonly as Photolithography; it is a process that involves microfabrication of pattern parts of a thin film or of a bulk substrate. It uses a light source that peaks strongly in the UV region, (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Plastic Aspheric Lenses for LED Light Sources

Knight Optical offer a range of Stock Plastic Aspheric Lenses for use within LED Light Sources.

Plastic Aspheric Lenses are relatively cheap as they are mass produced, moulded or pressed, plastic. The surface quality of plastic aspheric lenses is worse than most conventionally polished lenses. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Custom domes for Sub ROV’s in underwater imaging

Knight Opticalhas successfully launched a range of Stock Optical Domes for Submersible ROVs underwater imaging, sensing and exploration applications, where protection of electronic sensor systems from harsh liquid and gas environments is essential. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Germanium windows for Thermal Imaging applications

Germanium (Ge) is a relatively hard, high-density, IR transmitting material that blocks UV and VIS wavelengths but allows IR from 2µm. Germanium has the highest refractive index of commonly available IR-transmitters and has low optical dispersion (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Plastic Aspheric Lenses for Fibre Coupling

Knight Optical can offer Custom Moulded Aspheric Lenses for use with Fibre Coupling.

Aspheric lens surfaces can also be used for Fibre Coupling, not just Laser Diode Collimators. A common use for aspheric lenses is to couple laser (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Moulded Aspheric Lenses for Laser Diode Collimator

Knight Optical can offer Custom Moulded Aspheric Lenses for use with Laser Diode Collimators.

Aspheric lens surfaces are used to correct spherical aberration (where the converging light from a lens does not have a common focal point, resulting in a distorted image) in lasers and imaging (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Precision Optics for Laser Applications

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)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Germanium Windows for Gas Detection

Exhaled Breath = 78.04% Nitrogen + 13.6%-16% Oxygen = CO2

Car Exhaust = Carbon Dioxide + Carbon Monoxide + Sulphur Dioxide + Nitrogen Oxides + Hydrocarbons

How do we know this? Gas detection in Continuous Emission Systems (CEMS), combustion analysers and environmental monitoring are key to ensuring that the world we live in is monitored for its (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Diamond Turned Aspheric Lens for Missile Guidance

Need a little Guidance? Knight Optical can supply you with a custom made Diamond turned aspheric lenses for use within Missile Guidance Systems.

Diamond turned aspheric lenses are typically used in optical assemblies such as missile guidance systems, and other military based instruments. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Dichroic Col Corr Filters for Photogr & Lighting

Does something look off to you? Does the colour look unnatural to you? Maybe that’s because you’re not using Knight Optical’s Colour Correction Filters.

Knight Opticalhas successfully launched a range of Stock Dichroic Filters, for use within the Photography, Cinematography and Lighting Industries. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Slits

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)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Quartz and Zerodur Optical Flats

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)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Dichroic Filters for Medical Analysers

Looking to improve you medical system? Then look no further. Knight Optical presents to you their Dichroic colour filters range.

These Dichroic colour filters are typically used in scientific instrumentation or/and medical systems in particular palm vein scanners, ophthalmic.. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Diamond Turned Aspheric Lenses Aerospace/Defence

Knight Optical can supply you with a custom made Diamond turned aspheric lenses.

Diamond turned aspheric lenses are typically used in missile guidance systems, night vision/thermal Imaging cameras and other military based and commercial infrared systems. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Germanium Windows - Thermal Imaging & Night Vision

Are you looking for a popular high refractive index and good IR transmission range material covering from 1.8-16µm?

Here we are; Knight Optical’s Germanium glass material is ideal for your IR applications with its broad transmission range and opacity in the visible portion of the spectrum. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Custom domes for Pyronometers

Knight Optical has successfully launched a range of Stock Optical Domes for use in Pyronometers.
Pyranometer/pyrgeometer are used for measuring solar irradiance. Typical applications being to understand where insulation needs to be within a building, climate studies and solar monitoring systems. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Calcium Fluoride Infrared Optical Components

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

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Dichroic filters for scientific instrumentation

Knight Optical supply both custom and stock dichroic color filters to your specification

Our dichroic filters have a hard dielectric coating and are designed to offer high transmission over a specific wavelength while reflecting all other wavelengths.

Dichroic filters offer superior contrast between transmitted and reflected wavelengths. Having negligible absorption. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Precision Grade Cover Windows for Thermal Imaging

These precision grade windows are used to seal optical enclosures especially suited to CCTV and Imaging applications. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - BaF2, CaF2, ZnSe, and KRS-5 IR Grid Polarizers

Knight Optical supplies Barium Fluoride (BaF2), Calcium Fluoride (CaF2), ZnSe, and KRS–5 IRGrid Polarizers. These polarizers operate over the 2 to 30μm wavelengths and have in-band transmissions of about 70%. They are ideal for use with molecular lasers to polarise the depolarised beam. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Precision Fresnel Lenses

Fresnel lenses replace the curved surface of a conventional lens with a series of concentric grooves, moulded into the surface of lightweight plastic sheets. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Precision 1/4 front surface mirrors

These are precision grade mirrors but not as expensive as the λ/10 versions. Used in many scientific instruments where quality is important but the use of the λ/10 versions cannot be justified. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - DLC Coatings

Diamond-like Carbon (DLC) coatings are a form of AR coating where high transmission is traded for vastly improved wear performance, high mechanical hardness and high resilience to external stress. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Dielectric-NIR

Dielectric NIR coated mirrors offer maximum reflection over a broad spectral range of a few 100 nm. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Gold Protected Reflective Coatings

Unprotected Gold has high reflectance in the near, mid and far infrared (IR) regions. (read more)

Knight Optical (USA) LLC - Hire of Metrology Lab

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)