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Building a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer

Learn how to assemble, align, and use a Mach-Zehnder Interferometer completely out of off-the-shelf products from Edmund Optics in this detailed guide.

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Ruggedization of Imaging Lenses

Have an application in a demanding environment? Learn about the different types of ruggedization: industrial, ingress protection, and stability at Edmund Optics.

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The Anatomy of a Lens

Become familiarized with the key components of an imaging lens assembly and how they function.

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System Throughput, f/#, and Numerical Aperture

When it comes to your lens, the f/# is one of the most important settings because it controls multiple parameters. Find out what the f/# controls at Edmund Optics.

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The Airy Disk and Diffraction Limit

The diffraction pattern caused when light passes through an aperture is called the Airy Disk. Find out how the Airy Disk can impact your image at Edmund Optics.

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Introduction to Adaptive Optics and Deformable Mirrors

Have a question about adaptive optics or deformable mirrors? Learn more on understanding wavefronts, adaptive optics theory, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Aberrations

Need help understanding aberration theory? Learn about a few fundamental concepts to help clarify your understanding at Edmund Optics.

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5 Considerations for the Mechanical Design, Assembly, and Alignment of Optical Systems

Are you designing an optical system? Be sure to review these 5 considerations relating to mechanical design, assembly, and alignment at Edmund Optics.

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Why Use an Achromatic Lens?

Want to know why you should use an achromatic lens? Find out more about achromatic lenses including the anatomy, notable features, and more at Edmund Optics

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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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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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Geometrical Optics 101: Paraxial Ray Tracing Calculations

Do you use ray tracing on a regular basis? Learn more about the calculations aspect, along with steps and software 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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Lens Performance Curves

Are you trying to measure the performance of your lens? Although this can be a difficult task, there are curves that can help. Read more at Edmund Optics.

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Imaging Lenses for UAVs

The lenses used for high-resolution unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have unique requirements beyond those of standard imaging lenses.

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Testing and Targets

Discover the different types of testing targets and their ideal applications, advantages, limitations, equations, and examples at Edmund Optics.

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Choosing the Correct Test Target

Do you have a question about test targets? Find out how to choose the correct test target for your system along with application examples at Edmund Optics.

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