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The quality of data obtained from different 3D cameras that use 2D sensor arrays to calculate the XYZ positions of illuminated surface points is compared. The article highlights the problems that can...
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Unlock the world of non-destructive testing's future with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - where high-resolution, non-contact 3D imaging revolutionizes industries....
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Key Takeaways: - Reflective microscope objectives are revolutionary in optical design, addressing challenges such as chromatic aberration and enabling diffraction-limited performance across a wide...
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Maybe you need to produce high-quality images of deep sea organisms. You've got the delicate underwater camera that will produce the high resolution imagery you need, but you need something that will...
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Augmented Reality (AR) devices overlay digital content onto the real world, benefiting industries like manufacturing and healthcare. Microsoft HoloLens is an example of such a device. Avantier, an...
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This medical research project with Avantier employs a 20X objective lens to investigate human blood samples at the single-cell level, enabling detailed analysis of genetic expression, immune...
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A scientific institute faced distortion and chromatic aberration issues in high-performance lenses, affecting image quality and accuracy for scientific observation. Avantier crafted a fisheye lens...
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The project focuses on microlens arrays, which arrange multiple lenses on a substrate for precise light control in applications like lighting, imaging, and photonics. The substrate's material...
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project was conducted in the medical field for detecting the human retina. Typically, an achromatic lens is composed of two optical components which are glued together, usually a positive low...
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Indirect ophthalmoscopes revolutionize eye examinations with advanced imaging systems. Aspherical lenses correct aberrations, enhance image sharpness, and reduce distortion for clearer fundus...
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The Optical Dome, particularly those crafted from Germanium, stands as a pivotal component in enhancing the capabilities of drones and other optical systems across various domains. Moreover,...
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Avantier's project introduces a custom-designed 25X objective lens for Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer systems, specifically tailored for researching isotopes. Operating on the principle of charged...
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The optical dome, a critical component in optical systems, features two dome-shaped surfaces that preserve optical performance while shielding cameras and sensors. Material choice, curvature,...
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Designing an infrared lens for scientific equipment can be a complex process. For one client, Avantier was able to apply Design for Manufacturing (DFM) principles to overcome two major manufacturing...
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The 50X long working distance microscope objective lens offers high magnification for clear visualization in biomedical and precision testing applications. Its infinite conjugate design ensures...
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This case study discusses the design of a high-performance objective lens for trapping and imaging single atoms. The lens was designed to have diffraction-limited performance for multiple laser beams...
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Avantier designed a custom objective lens for a university department, meeting strict criteria for trapping and imaging single atoms. he lens features a large numerical aperture (NA) of 0.5, optimal...
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Avantier's small objective lens revolutionizes medical optical systems, particularly in dental health applications. This project focuses on utilizing a higher-resolution lens while reducing the...
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This case study explores the optical system design optimization of fixed-focus lenses, emphasizing the simplicity and high technical precision of the double Gaussian structure. - Key improvements...
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Avantier manufactures a two-aspheric cemented lens by combining two aspheric lenses, which corrects aberrations and enhances optical performance. Specifically designed for innovative eyepieces in...
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Aspherical lenses improve optical systems by reducing aberrations and enhancing quality, especially in infrared lens design using materials like chalcogenide glass and germanium. This case study for a...
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The off-axis parabola (OAP) is widely used in advanced optical systems that meet increasingly stringent performance requirements. The design and specifications of OAPs are key elements that...
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The true potential of optical systems with Avantier's cutting-edge expertise in Zemax, the ultimate solution for designing, analyzing, and optimizing optical devices - Overcome challenges, correct...
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Discover Avantier's fascinating world of infrared lenses and their diverse applications in medical instrumentation, life sciences, surveillance, and security and defense, enabling the detection and...
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Get excited to delve into the revolutionary world of flow cytometry! This article breaks down the fundamental principles; from hydrodynamic focusing, to electronic detection. This versatile technique...
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Fluorescence microscopy, vital in biomedical research, visualizes samples by exploiting fluorescence. It involves exciting molecules with a focused light source, often a laser, and capturing emitted...
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Fluorescence microscopy, vital in biomedical research, visualizes samples by exploiting fluorescence. It involves exciting molecules with a focused light source, often a laser, and capturing emitted...
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Discover how optical drawings act as a universal language between optical designers and manufacturers worldwide, and learn how to interpret these detailed plans with precision using the widely...
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Want to ensure your imaging system produces high-quality images? Identifying its resolution is crucial. A popular tool used for this purpose is a test target, consisting of groups of elements with...
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Discover how extensive image processing can be used in the transportation industry with this case study. See how two cameras captured high-resolution images of moving boxes on a conveyor belt, despite...
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Blurring can degrade images and the point spread function (PSF) can be used to recover them. An example of using inverse PSF to eliminate barcode image degradation is provided. By deducing inverse PSF...
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The secret to a high-quality and comfortable AR/VR experience lies in the optics of the display. Learn how lenses, mirrors, and waveguides are used to create near-eye and projection displays in AR/VR...
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Avantier produces customized IR lenses for various industries such as defense, medical, research, and surveillance. We design and manufacture IR lenses for the near-infrared, short-wave infrared,...
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Discover the most innovative use of holographic filters in AR/MR/VR, transforming virtual environments into immersive realities by manipulating light with precision and creating lifelike 3D objects....
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What if you could bring the power of nature's compound eyes to your optical assembly- in a tiny package 10 mm x 10 mm? It turns out, you can! Whether you need to homogenize light from line-narrowed...
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AR, MR, and VR are immersive technologies that enhance our perception of reality, with AR overlaying digital content onto the real world, MR integrating digital content into reality for interaction,...
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Microscopes magnify objects and reveal hidden details. They consist of lenses, filters, polarizers, and beamsplitters. Magnification and resolution are the two main specifications of a microscope....
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Unlock the secrets of cutting-edge optics with reverse optical engineering. Replicate, improve, and customize optical components and systems for medical devices, telecommunications, and military...
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LiDAR is a technology that uses laser pulses to create a 3D understanding of an environment, providing highly accurate mapping for self-driving cars up to 400 meters away. It is not dependent on...
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Do you know how to reduce the size of large image files without sacrificing details in scientific images through lossless compression? Learn how Shannon entropy and arithmetic encoding can be used to...
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Delve into the world of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - a game-changer in medical imaging, offering precise insights into intricate biological structures. Discover how OCTA elevates vascular...
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Achromatic lenses, or achromats, correct chromatic aberration in optical systems by aligning specific wavelengths. Comprising two or more elements, typically red and blue, these lenses improve image...
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Micro prisms are a key technology in optics, enabling precise light manipulation at very small scales. Micro prisms are tiny optical components made of transparent materials like glass or plastics,...
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Avantier’s Innovative Approach to Custom High NA and High registration Distance Objective for Microscope Manufacturer...
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Immerse yourself into the transformative realm of optics with microstructure lens arrays-meticulously designed arrangements of nanoscale sub-lenses, each boasts an independent optical axis. In...
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See beyond the surface with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - a cutting-edge medical imaging technique that captures detailed cross-sectional images of biological tissues without invasive...
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Avantier enhances lens performance through specialized coatings like anti-reflective and highly reflective metal coatings, optimizing light transmission and image contrast. Skilled technicians...
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Optical surface accuracy refers to the difference between the actual shape and the desired shape of an optical surface. It is a crucial aspect of optical components and is typically measured in terms...
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At Avantier, we use Zemax for designing, analyzing, and optimizing optical systems, such as lenses, objectives, cameras, and other optical devices....
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Exploring Optical Tolerances in manufacturing, discussing their impact on optical performance and cost. Introducing tolerance classes - Base, Precision, High Precision - and key parameters like...
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Optics for LIDAR and sensing are far more affordable today than they were just ten years ago, and the technology is currently accessible to almost anyone. In fact, if you carry around a newer iPhone...
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This article explores the differences between peak-to-valley (PV) and root-mean-square (RMS) measurements for quantifying deviations from an ideal optical surface. While PV has been historically used...
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Reverse engineering is a complex process that can yield significant benefits for businesses facing difficult technical challenges. In this article, we present three case studies that demonstrate the...
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Discover the groundbreaking world of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - a revolutionary 3D imaging technique with applications spanning research, medicine, industry, and more! Explore its core...
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Discover the advanced technology of home security with the Robotic Intelligent Camera. In a fast-paced world, safety is paramount. This groundbreaking product blends cutting-edge technologies,...
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The world of surveillance cameras is here. After delving into the basics in Part 1, we now explore their diverse applications in enhancing safety and security. From forest fire warnings to...
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Aspheric lenses correct spherical aberration, improving image quality with their variable curvature. Manufacturing methods like precision glass molding, polishing, and diamond turning offer unique...
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Avantier's diverse microscope lineup, featuring achromatic, semi-apochromatic, and apochromatic options, guarantees superior imaging quality. With magnifications from 1X to 100X and specialized...
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The triplet apochromat lens offers superior image quality with minimal chromatic aberration and is suitable for various fields including photography, astronomy, and medicine. As a lens in VR headsets,...
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Understanding focal length is crucial in photography and optics, as it plays a pivotal role in determining how lenses focus or diverge light, influencing the field of view, perspective, and overall...
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Learn more about key optical lens features! The quality of your photos and the capabilities of optical equipment in various industries depend on the characteristics of lenses. It's all about finding...
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The main Difference Between a Mirror and a Lens lies in their functionality; while a mirror possesses a reflective surface, a lens refracts light, with various types of mirrors including plane and...
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What's the difference between a fisheye and a wide-angle lens? Learn how these lenses can enhance your photography experience, from capturing the tiniest details to distorting reality in a visually...