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Calcium Fluoride Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses

TECHSPEC Calcium Fluoride Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses

  • Low Index of Refraction
  • Vacuum Grade UV Substrate
  • Uncoated, VIS-NIR, and NIR II Broadband AR Coating Options

TECHSPEC® Calcium Fluoride Plano-Convex Lenses are ideal for demanding applications that require superior performance from the ultraviolet through the mid-wave infrared spectra. The lenses’ low refractive index, high laser damage threshold, and low axial and radial-stress birefringence are highly suitable for use with Excimer lasers or for integration into infrared systems. Additionally, calcium fluoride features low solubility and offers superior hardness to comparable fluoride-based substrates, making these PCX lenses capable of withstanding harsh environments and exposure to the elements. TECHSPEC® Calcium Fluoride Plano-Convex Lenses are offered in 12.5mm, 25mm, and 50mm diameters. The lenses are available uncoated, VIS-NIR, or with NIR II broadband AR coating options.