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Gauging Depth of Field in Your Imaging System

Are you trying to gauge depth of field in your imaging system? Take a closer look at this article on depth of field calculations at Edmund Optics.

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Comparison of Optical Aberrations

Trying to understand optical aberrations? Check out how to identify aberrations and view examples at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorescence Microscopy: In-Line Illumination with Imaging Filters

Want to know about fluorescence microscopy? Read this article by a Biomedical Product Line Engineer at Edmund Optics to learn more.

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Introduction to Modulation Transfer Function

Want to know more about the Modular Transfer Function? Learn about the components, understanding, importance, and characterization of MTF at Edmund Optics.

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Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging

Are you trying to gauge depth of field in your imaging system? Take a closer look at this article on depth of field calculations at Edmund Optics.

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Cleaning Optics

Looking for the best way to clean optics? Learn more about the different cleaning products and methods, along with tips to handle optics at Edmund Optics.

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Handling and Storing High Power Laser Mirrors

Check out these best practices for handling and storing high power laser mirrors to decrease the risk of damage and increase lifetimes at Edmund Optics.

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Magnifying Lenses: How to Choose a Magnifier

Learn everything you need to know about magnifying lenses & how to select the right magnifier for your application with help from the experts at Edmund Optics.

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Basics of Ultrafast Lasers

Master the fundamentals of ultrafast lasers and how to choose optics that can withstand their high powers and short pulse durations.

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Simplifying Laser Alignment

Many challenges can arise when aligning a laser beam; knowing specific tips and tricks can help simplify the process. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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The Benefits of Color-Corrected Optical Lenses

Color-corrected optical lenses are ideal for many applications because they reduce multiple aberrations. Learn more about the advantages at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Lens Geometries

Optical lens geometries control light in different ways. Learn about Snell's Law of Refraction, lens terminology and geometries at Edmund Optics.

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Lens Spacers, Shims, and Focal Length Extenders

Want to learn how to extend a lens beyond its limits in an application? Learn more about spacers, shims, and focal length extenders at Edmund Optics.

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What is Imaging?

In imaging, light rays are mapped from an object onto an imaging sensor by an imaging lens, to reproduce the characteristics and likeness of the object for the purposes of inspection, sorting, or analysis.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Fluorescence

Wondering how fluorescence microscopy works? Find out about the technique, systems, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Phase Contrast

Think you know all the advantages for using phase contrast in optical microscopy? Advantages, image appearance, and technical details can be found at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Rare Earth Materials

Rare earth materials are used in many optics. Find an explanation, examples, and more information about rare earths at Edmund Optics.

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Machine Vision for Golf Simulators

Imaging lenses are critical components of the quickly-growing golf simulator market. Learn how to select the right lenses and cameras!

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Choosing the Correct Eyepiece

Not sure how to choose the right eyepiece for your application? Follow this eyepiece selection guide and compare different eyepiece types at Edmund Optics.

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Getting Started Using the Cage System Components Kit

The TECHSPEC cage system components kit allows you to create a simple or base of a system. Find out more about the contents of the kit at Edmund Optics.

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Digital Video Microscope Objective Setups

Digital video microscopes use a camera to capture and record images. Read more about the components needed to assemble a video microscope at Edmund Optics.

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Telescope Optics for Hobbyists

Learn the basics of telescope theory and how to construct different types of telescopes.

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Polymer Polarizers and Retarders

Polymer polarizers and retarders, consisting of sheets of polyvinyl alcohol and TAC cellulose triacetate, alter the polarization of light.

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Beam Expander Testing

Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors are used to test the transmitted wavefront error of laser beam expanders, predicting the real-world performance of the beam expander.

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Introduction to Reflective Objectives

Reflective objectives use mirrors to focus light or form an image. Learn more about the different types and benefits of reflective objectives at Edmund Optics.

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Imaging Electronics 101: Understanding Camera Sensors for Machine Vision Applications

The performance of an imaging system relies on a number of things, including imaging electronics. Before using your imaging system, learn about camera sensors at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Focal Length and Field of View

Learn how to understand focal length and field of view for imaging lenses through calculations, working distance, and examples at Edmund Optics.

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Keys to Cost Effective Optical Design and Tolerancing

Are you looking for ways to make cost effective optical designs? Find more information on selecting specifications and using tolerancing schemes at Edmund Optics.

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Tips for Designing Manufacturable Lenses and Assemblies

Learn more about why manufacturing, assembly, testing and implementation are all equally important for a successful lens design.

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Understanding and Specifying LIDT of Laser Components

Laser induced damage threshold (LIDT) denotes the maximum laser fluence an optical component can withstand with an acceptable amount of risk.

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