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New Polarizers and Germanium Windows for Harsh Environments

2/27/2020, Barrington, NJ USA   —

Edmund Optics® (EO), a renowned provider of optical components, continuously expands its product offering to reflect market developments and customer needs. New products are added each month to better serve the industry. EO just released Corning Polarcor™ Glass Polarizers and TECHSPEC® Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Germanium Windows, both of which are ideal for applications in harsh environments.

The Corning Polarcor™ Glass Polarizers feature high extinction ratios and low insertion loss for the NIR spectrum. Additionally, they are resistant to chemical, physical, and thermal damage, making these polarizers suitable for high power applications. Corning Polarcor™ Glass Polarizers are available in a range of standard sizes that can be customized.

TECHSPEC Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Coated Germanium Windows feature ≥90% transmission at wavelengths ranging from 8 to 11.5µm and meet the severe abrasion requirements of MIL-C-675C. They are also designed to withstand temperature cycling from -80 to +120°C, salt solubility for a 24-hour immersion period, salt spray for a continuous 24-hour period, and 5,000 wiper oscillations in a sand and slurry mixture.

To view these, and many more exciting new products offered by Edmund Optics, visit the new products page at

About EO:

Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading global supplier of optics, imaging, and photonics technology that has served a variety of markets including Life Sciences, Biomedical, Industrial Inspection, Semiconductor, R&D, and Defense since 1942. EO designs and manufactures a wide array of optical components, multi-element lenses, imaging systems, and optomechanical equipment, while supporting OEM applications with volume production of stock and custom products. With locations in more than seven countries across the globe, EO employs over 1,000 employees and continues to expand. Customers can purchase items by calling 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or on the website at