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Beamsplitter Manufacturing


  • Wide Variety of Beamsplitter Types

  • Coating Capabilities from 350 – 1620nm

  • Customized Solutions for Prototype to Volume Production

  • Design and Application Expertise

Overview

Edmund Optics® is a premier manufacturer of cube and plate beamsplitters for applications ranging from the ultraviolet (UV) to the infrared (IR) wavelength spectra. Our expert optical design and manufacturing engineers develop customized solutions for both prototyping and volume production, supporting you throughout your entire product development process. World-class metrology ensures that all beamsplitters meet your application requirements. What can we make for you?

Capabilities

Our beamsplitters are manufactured from a wide variety of SCHOTT, Ohara, and CDGM materials. Whether you require several beamsplitters for prototyping, a few dozen for pre-production, or large quantities for mass production, we can develop a solution tailored for your application. Some values may depend on material and the other required specifications.

Beamsplitter Manufacturing Capabilities
 CommercialPrecisionHigh Precision*
Dimensional Tolerance > ±0.15mm ±0.08 to ±0.15mm ±0.04 to ±0.07mm
Dimensions 5 - 75mm 5 - 75mm 5 - 75mm
Irregularity (or Flatness) 1.0λ λ/8 λ/20
Surface Quality (Scratch Dig) 80-50 40-20 10-5
Max Bevel (Face Width @ 45°) ±0.5mm ±0.3mm ±0.05mm
Beam Deviation ±5 arcmin ±3 arcmin ±0.5 arcmin
|Ts – Tp| (Broadband Non-Polarizing) <10% <8% <6%
|Ts – Tp| (Laser Line Non-Polarizing) <6% <3% <2%
Splitting Ratios (Non-Polarizing) 30/70 to 90/10 30/70 to 90/10 30/70 to 90/10
Splitting Ratio Tolerance ±15% ±10% ±5%
Extinction Ratio (Polarizing) 100:1 500:1 > 1000:1
Wavelength Range 400 - 1620nm 400 - 1620nm 350 - 1620nm
* High-precision specifications may require discussion to ensure that these specifications are achievable for your specific situation

Manufacturing Equipment

Metrology

  • OGP Smartscopes
  • Nikon 6D Autocollimators
  • Fujinan Interferometers
  • Zygo® VeriFire™ High Resolution Interferometers
  • Zygo® NewView White Light Interferometers
  • Zygo® GPI 4” Aperture Vertical and Horizontal Interferometers
  • Zeiss Contura G2 CMMs
  • DigiMicro Microscopes
  • Olympus MX51 Microscopes
  • Optical Spectrophotometers

ON DEMAND WEBINAR

The Ultimate Guide
to Beamsplitters

Join us for a discussion about different types of beamsplitters and
how to best use them to maximize performance in your application.

Technical Resources

Videos

Informative corporate or instructional videos ranging from simple tips to application-based demonstrations of product advantages.

Introduction to Beamsplitters

Introduction to Beamsplitters

Metrology at Edmund Optics: Measuring as a Key Component of Manufacturing

Metrology at Edmund Optics: Measuring as a Key Component of Manufacturing

Selecting the Right Beamsplitter

Selecting the Right Beamsplitter

Application Notes

Technical information and application examples including theoretical explanations, equations, graphical illustrations, and much more.

What are Beamsplitters?
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An Introduction to Optical Coatings
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Building a Custom Optical Isolator with Stock Components
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Selecting the Right Beamsplitters

Contact us with your system requirements and our expert staff of optical manufacturing engineers will partner with you to ensure we deliver beamsplitters that meet your application’s needs within your budget.

Cube

  • Easy Mounting and Integration with 0° AOI
  • No Beam Shift
  • Equal Transmitted and Reflected Optical Path Lengths
  • Shorten the Optical Path Length of a System

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Cube

How can we help meet your budget, performance, and schedule requirements?

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