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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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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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Introduction to Basic Ray Optics

An understanding of refraction and basic ray optics is a critical foundation for understanding more complicated optical concepts and technologies.

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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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UV Optics: Tighter Tolerances and Different Materials

UV Lenses require extremely tight tolerances and novel materials such as sapphire. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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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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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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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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Superpolished Optics

Superpolished optics with ultra-low surface roughness minimize scatter in optical systems, which is critical in sensitive laser applications.

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Metrology for Laser Optics

Metrology is critical for ensuring that optical components consistently meet their desired specifications, especially in laser applications.

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Laser Polarization: The Importance of Polarization in Laser Applications

Understanding the polarization of laser light is critical for many applications, as polarization impacts reflectance, focusing the beam, and other key behaviors.

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Absorption in Laser Optics

Light is absorbed in optical media through several methods including exciting electrons to higher energy states and converting to thermal energy

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Edmund Optics Preferred Glass Types

With over 65 optical glass types readily available at manufacturing sites, EO enables quick prototyping. View the full list of glass types at Edmund Optics.

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5 Tips for Designing with Off-the-Shelf Optics

Have a time or budget restraint? Check out these tips and advantages for designing applications with standard, off-the-shelf optics at Edmund Optics.

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Optics Application Examples

Looking for application examples? Find examples for Detector Systems, Selecting the Right Lens, and Building a Projection System at Edmund Optics.

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Optics 101: Level 1 Theoretical Foundations

Have a question about theoretical foundations? Find out more about the electromagnetic spectrum, interference, reflection, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Resolution and Contrast Comparison

Learn how Edmund Optics maintains optical performance across the entire image plane through this resolution and contrast comparison using our C Series FFL lens.

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How to Design your own Beam Expander Using Stock Optics

Are standard beam expanders not meeting your application requirements? Learn how to design your own beam expander using stock optics at Edmund Optics.

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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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High Laser Damage AR Coatings

Laser optics high reflectivity mirrors meet exceptional specifications that Edmund Optics' competitors often fail to meet. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Aspherized Achromatic Lenses

Want an inside look at Aspherized Achromatic Lenses? Learn about the advantages, composition, and aspherized process at Edmund Optics.

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Highly Reflective Coatings

Highly reflective (HR) coatings are applied to optical components to minimize losses when reflecting lasers and other light sources.

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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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Roughness of Diamond Turned Off-Axis Parabolic Mirrors

Learn about spatial frequency errors and surface roughness of Single Point Diamond Turned off-axis parabolic mirrors at Edmund Optics.

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Metallic Mirror Coatings

Want to learn more about metallic mirror coatings? Find information about standard and custom metallic mirror coatings that are available 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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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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Distortion and Telecentricity

Elimination of parallax and distortion play a large role in determining the quality of certain telecentric lenses. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Filters

Do you want to learn about optical filters? Find terminology, fabrication techniques, a selection guide, and application examples at Edmund Optics.

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Fundamentals of Lasers

Lasers can be used for a variety of applications. Learn how lasers work, different elements, and the differences between laser types at Edmund Optics.

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