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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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How do fiber optic light guides connect to fiber optic illuminators?

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What are the advantages of Fiber Optic Illumination?

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Laser Damage Threshold Calculator

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Laser

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I’m looking for the best way to maximize the amount of light from an LED into a fiber optic. What are the best options for coupling my LED and fiber?

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Reflective Laser Beam Shaping

Beam Shaping for High Power and Short Pulse Durations

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Why is chromatic dispersion important for ultrafast laser systems?

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Laser Spot Size

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Laser Optics Lab:Specifications for Selecting a Laser

When determining which laser to use for your application, consider the following specifications: wavelength, coherence length, beam divergence, and Rayleigh range.

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What is the difference between a laser pointer and a laser diode module?

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Laser Optics Lab Trailer

The Laser Optics Lab video series discusses laser optics concepts including specifications, coating technologies, product types, and more

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How Laser Crystals are Made

Follow laser crystals through their entire manufacturing process from fabrication, to coating, to quality control in the Edmund Optics Florida facility.

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Why Laser Damage Testing is Critical for UV Laser Applications

Laser Induced Damage Threshold describes the maximum quantity of laser radiation an optic can take before damaging. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Bulk Laser Damage in Glass

Learn why the bulk laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT) of glass is significantly different than the LIDT optical components with coatings, such as AR thin films.

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Gas Laser

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Why does the polarization of a laser matter?

The polarization state of a laser source is important for many different applications.

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Can a laser diode module be modulated?

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Introduction to Laser Optics Lab

The Laser Optics Lab video series discusses laser optics concepts including specifications, coating technologies, product types, and more

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How to Align a Laser System

Join Chris Williams as he briefly explains the basics of how to align a laser system onto a target.

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A Guide to (Not Over) Specifying Losses in Laser Optics

Overspecifying optical losses in laser systems will not further improve your performance or reliability, but it could cost you additional money and/or time.

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Reflective Optics for Laser Applications

Beam Conditioning Optics for UV, IR, and Broadband Lasers

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At what pulse duration is a laser considered to be “ultrafast?”

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Importance of Beam Diameter on Laser Damage Threshold

The diameter of a laser highly affects an optic’s laser induced damage (LIDT) as beam diameter directly impacts the probability of laser damage.

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Key Parameters of a Laser System

Learn the key parameters that must be considered to ensure you laser application is successful. Common terminology will be established for these parameters.

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Vega™ Laser Line Beam Expanders

The TECHSPEC® Vega™ Laser Line Beam Expanders from Edmund Optics® are divergence adjustable to compensate for input beam divergence.

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Effects of Laser Mirror Surface Flatness

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Common Laser Optics Materials

Understanding the most commonly used laser optics materials will allow for easy navigation of EO’s wide selection of laser optics components.

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Why Use a Flat Top Laser Beam?

Converting a Gaussian laser beam profile into a flat top beam profile can have numerous benefits including minimized wasted energy and increased feature accuracy.

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High Reflectivity Mirrors for Laser Applications

The industry standard method for quantifying reflectivity does not tell the whole story

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