λ/2 Cylindrical Lenses

Cylindraical Lens
from Foctek Photonics, Inc.

Cylindrical lenses are used to correct astigmatism in the eye and in rangefinders, to produce astigmatism, stretching a point of light into a line, they are widely used in bar code scanning, projection optics systems, laser measurement systems and holography. Cylindrical lenses are available in... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4
  • Materials: BK7 Glass; H-K9, Fused Silica, N-SF10, Silicon
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex; Plano-Concave
  • Surface Quality: 60-40 Scratch / Dig
Cylindrical Lenses
from Rainbow Research Optics, Inc.

Cylindrical lenses are designed for applications requiring one-dimensional shaping of a light source. They are offered in either plano-concave or plano-convex configurations, which are meant to expand or focus light, respectively. Your One-Stop Source for Cylindrical Lenses. From prototype to... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4
  • Lens Application: Infrared; Visible; Ultraviolet
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex (optional feature); Plano-Concave (optional feature)
  • Materials: BK7 Glass; Calcium Fluoride; Ultra-violet grade Fused Silica; VUV CaF2
Cemented Cylindrical Lens
from BRD Optical Co., Ltd.

Achromatic Lenses are used to minimize or eliminate chromatic aberration. The achromatic design also helps minimize spherical aberrations. Achromatic Lenses are ideal for a range of applications, including fluorescence microscopy, image relay, inspection, or spectroscopy. An Achromatic Lens, which... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4; λ/5; λ/8
  • Center Thickness: 5 to 50
  • Lens Application: Visible
  • Length: 6 to 200
Cylinder Lens / Optical Lenses
from BRD Optical Co., Ltd.

Cylinder Lenses are typically used to focus incoming light to a line, or to change the aspect ratio of an image. Cylindrical Lenses have a single cylindrical surface that causes incoming light to be focused in only a single dimension, stretching the image. Cylinder Lenses are available with positive... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4; λ/5; λ/8; λ/10
  • Length: 2 to 200
  • Lens Application: Visible
  • Materials: Sapphire; Optical Glass, Fused Silica
Meniscus Cylindrical Lens
from BRD Optical Co., Ltd.

Meniscus Cylindrical Lens can increase the NA of the system while only adding slightly to the total spherical aberrations. The Negative Meniscus Lens is used to increase the focal length of another lens while maintaining the angular resolution of the optical assembly. This lens shape is best used... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4; λ/5; λ/8; λ/10
  • Center Thickness: 2 to 20
  • Lens Application: Visible
  • Materials: Sapphire; Optical Glass, Fused Silica
Plano Concave Cylindrical Lens
from BRD Optical Co., Ltd.

A plano-concave cylindrical lens is used to expand light in on axis. A negative cylindrical lens is able to diverge collimated input light away from a line. Plano-concave cylindrical lenses are used for one-dimensional compression of images, anamorphic beam shaping, and laser line generation. [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4; λ/5; λ/8; λ/10
  • Lens Application: Visible
  • Lens Form: Plano-Concave
  • Center Thickness: 2 to 20
Plano Convex Cylindrical Lens
from BRD Optical Co., Ltd.

A plano-convex cylindrical lens is used to condense light in one axis. A positive cylindrical lens is able to create a line image from a point of light, to change the aspect ratio of an image or to focus collimated input light to a line. Plano- convex cylindrical lenses are typically used for... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4; λ/5; λ/8; λ/10
  • Lens Application: Visible
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex
  • Center Thickness: 2 to 20
Optical Lenses
from Fairfield Crystal Technology, LLC.

OPTICAL COMPONENT MANUFACTURING. Fairfield Crystal provides component manufacturing for your most challenging designs and applications. Combined with our expertise in crystal growth our component fabrication team is able to manufacture highly polished single crystal lenses, prisms, wedges,... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4; λ/5; λ/8; λ/10; λ/20
  • Materials: Calcium Fluoride; Zinc Selenide
  • Lens Application: Infrared; Visible; Ultraviolet
  • Surface Quality: 10-5 Scratch / Dig; 20-10 Scratch / Dig; 40-20 Scratch / Dig; 60-40 Scratch / Dig; 80-50 Scratch / Dig
Negative Cylinder -- L-PCN001
from Ross Optical Industries

Negative cylinders have one flat surface and one concave surface and have a negative focal length. [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2
  • Lens Application: Infrared (optional feature); Visible (optional feature); Ultraviolet (optional feature)
  • Lens Form: Plano-Concave
  • Focal Length: -6.35
Cylindrical Lenses
from Thorlabs, Inc.

At Thorlabs, we constantly reinforce our desire to serve at the pleasure of our customers. From this comes our desire to be connected to our industry in a way that far exceeds what would typically be expected of a vendor. Thorlabs lives this core principle by seeking to enhance, at every turn, the... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2
  • Lens Application: Infrared; Visible; Ultraviolet
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex; Plano-Concave
  • Focal Length: -1000 to 1000
N-BK7 Precision Cylindrical Lenses
from Newport Corporation

Cylindrical lenses focus or expand light within a single axis only. N-BK7 cylindrical lenses are manufactured from fine annealed glass and polished to tight tolerances to meet the demanding requirements of applications including line illumination for metrology, laser scanning, spectroscopy, and... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4
  • Lens Application: Infrared; Visible
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex; Plano-Concave
  • Focal Length: -200 to 300
Positive Cylinder -- L-PCP003
from Ross Optical Industries

Positive cylinders have one flat surface and one convex surface. [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2
  • Lens Application: Infrared (optional feature); Visible (optional feature); Ultraviolet (optional feature)
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex
  • Focal Length: 6.35
UV Fused Silica Precision Cylindrical Lenses
from Newport Corporation

Cylindrical lenses focus or expand light within a single axis only. Our UV Fused Silica Cylindrical Lenses are manufactured from fine annealed glass with low scatter and autofluorescence ideal for UV or Visible Light applications including line illumination for metrology, laser scanning,... [See More]

  • Surface Flatness: λ/2; λ/4
  • Lens Application: Infrared; Visible; Ultraviolet
  • Lens Form: Plano-Convex; Plano-Concave
  • Focal Length: -300 to 300