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Cylindrical Lens for Precision Optics

Featured Product from Foctek Photonics, Inc.

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Cylindrical lenses play a pivotal role in various optical systems, offering unparalleled precision and versatility. Available in plano-concave or plano-convex configurations, they cater to a wide array of applications, including barcode scanning, laser measurement, and holography.

Key Features and Applications:

  • Astigmatism Correction: In optical systems such as barcode scanners and rangefinders, cylindrical lenses effectively correct astigmatism, transforming a point of light into a precise line, enhancing accuracy and readability.

  • Diverse Configurations: Whether it's a plano-concave lens for image reduction or a plano-convex lens for light collection and focusing, the flexibility in configurations ensures optimal performance tailored to specific imaging needs.

  • Enhanced Optical Functionality: With negative focal lengths, plano-concave lenses are adept at spreading light, making them indispensable for image reduction tasks. Conversely, plano-convex lenses, with their positive focal lengths, excel in collecting and focusing light, ideal for numerous imaging applications demanding precision and clarity.

  • Wide Range of Applications: From barcode scanning systems requiring meticulous data capture to projection optics systems necessitating sharp image projection, cylindrical lenses find applications across diverse industries, including manufacturing, logistics, and entertainment.

Engineers involved in design, development, or production of optical systems should pay close attention to the remarkable capabilities offered by cylindrical lenses, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency in their applications.