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All About Aspheric Lenses

Learn all about the benefits of aspheres, their unique anatomy, how they're manufactured, and how to choose the right one for your system.

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Acktar Stray Light Control Products

Acktar Advanced Coatings produces light-absorbing components and materials to control stray light and eliminate noise from specular reflection.

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Why hasn’t all optical manufacturing equipment been replaced with CNC machines?

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Is CGH metrology used for measuring any other products besides aspheric lenses?

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Are all aspheric lenses from Edmund Optics® polished using magnetorheological finishing (MRF)?

No, advances in subaperture polishing have allowed for the fabrication of aspheres with surface figure error down to λ/20 (0.25µm). However, MRF is still...

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All About Diffraction Gratings

Learn about how diffraction gratings separate incident light into separate beam paths, different types of gratings, and how to choose the best grating for you.

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Basis of a Filter and How to Choose, How to Use (フィルターの基礎と選び方・使い方)

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Laser Spot Size

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No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Selecting Optical Coatings

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Can I purchase laser safety stickers from Edmund Optics?

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Designing Optical Systems With Off-The-Shelf Products

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Aligning Mount for AdlOptica Beamshapers

Properly aligning the mechanical mount for AdlOptica laser beam shapers from Edmund Optics is critical for maximizing throughput and performance.

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Building Better Imaging Systems | June 2020

An opportunity for quality learning about the most relevant facts, trends, and developments of the imaging industry.

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1951 USAF Resolution Calculator

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Illumination Spot Size Calculator

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Gaussian Beams Calculator

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Axicon Calculator

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Infinite Conjugate Tube Length

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Fiber Coupler Calculator

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Edmund Optics Imaging Comparison: Why Optics Matter

The success of your machine vision application depends on the quality of your optical components.

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Harnessing the Power of Light | February 2021

Edmund Optics experts, in partnership with additional industry experts, will discuss glass materials and coating technologies, their fabrication, and how to truly maximize their power in your systems.

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Open-Source DIY Microscopy

Accessible, Flexible Technology Supported by a Community of Users

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Optical Filter Orientation

Unsure which side of your filter should face the light source? Learn how to determine the filter orientation of your TECHSPEC filter at Edmund Optics.

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An Inside Perspective: Optics 2013

Edmund Optics' Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Sadoulet, provides his inside perspective on the optics industry for 2013.

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Improved Specification Search

Edmund Optics now features an improved specification search! This specification search allows you to quickly find products by selecting specifications based on the specific product you are looking for.

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Mastering Machine Vision Integration | November 2022

Many of the industrial advancements that have occurred over the past few decades are a direct result of the continuously improving quality and precision of optical imaging systems.

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Imaging System Parameter Calculator

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You have a variety of Mitutoyo Tube Lenses (MT-4, MT-1, and MT-2). How can you connect them to a Mitutoyo objective and C-mount camera?

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Laser Damage Threshold Calculator

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How to Achieve Optimal Collimation with Fiber Optics

Collimated light is required for many fiber optic applications. Using the proper setup, fiber optic collimating lenses or ball lenses, and some optical know-how, you can achieve optimal collimation.

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