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What are Beamsplitters?

Optical components that create two beams by splitting incident light are beamsplitters. Read more about the different types of beamsplitters at Edmund Optics.

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Building a Custom Optical Isolator with Stock Components

Edmund Optics' component list and steps provided are used to successfully build an Optical Isolator.

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Polarizer Selection Guide

Edmund Optics' Polarizer Selection Guide refines your search for a specific type of polarizer.

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Introduction to Polarization

Is polarization a new topic for you? Learn about key terminology, types, and more information to help you understand polarization at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive, high-resolution optical imaging technology that creates cross-sectional images from interference signals

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The Complexities of High-Power Optical Coatings

Want to know more about high-power optical coatings? Find out more about the importance, fabrication, and testing 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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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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Successful Light Polarization Techniques

Are you looking for a solution to common imaging problems? Discover different polarization techniques to improve your image at Edmund Optics.

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Homogeneity and Scatter from Inclusions and Bubbles

Inhomogeneity and scatter from inclusions and bubbles in optical components can lead to worse performance, especially in laser optics applications.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Differential Interference Contrast

Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.

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Fluorophores and Optical Filters for Fluorescence Microscopy

Want to know more about fluorophores and optical filters for fluorescence microscopy? Find out more information and in stock optical filters at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Prism Application Examples

There are many types of optical prisms. Find examples, information, and applications for different types of optical prisms at Edmund Optics.

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Using Tube Lenses with Infinity Corrected Objectives

Want to use an infinity corrected objective to make an image? You will need a tube lens to do it! Find out why and how it works 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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Machine Vision Filter Technology

While working with machine vision, there are different types of filters that can be used to alter the image. Find out about the different types at Edmund Optics.

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UV vs. IR Grade Fused Silica

UV grade fused silica is ideal for UV and visible applications, but IR grade fused silica has better transmission in the IR due to a lack of OH- impurities.

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Understanding Waveplates and Retarders

Waveplates (retarders) are different when used in polarized light than unpolarized light. Consider terminology, fabrication, or applications at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Specifications

Do you want to know more about the importance of optical specifications? Learn the different types of specifications and their impact on your system at Edmund Optics.

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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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Optical Cage System Application: Differential Interference Contrast (DIC) Digital Microscope

Differential interference microscopy enhances the contrast of object features that are otherwise difficult to observe using brightfield microscopy.

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Understanding Infinity Corrected Objective Resolving Power and Magnification

Microscopes are used in a variety of fields and applications. To understand how resolving power, magnification, and other aspects work, read more at Edmund Optics.

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Common Illumination Types

Not sure which type of illumination you should use for your system? Learn more about the pros and cons of different illumination types at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Microscopes and Objectives

Learn about the different components used to build a microscope, key concepts, and specifications at Edmund Optics.

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Large Aspheres: Enabling High-Power Optical Systems

Large diameter aspheric lenses enable high-power optical systems, but several key considerations must be taken into account during their fabrication process.

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The Correct Material for Infrared (IR) Applications

Using an Infrared Application? Discover the importance of choosing the right material and comparisons of each at Edmund Optics.

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Group Delay Dispersion and White Light Interferometry

Understanding group delay dispersion (GDD) is critical for knowing how ultrafast laser pulses will be stretched or compressed.

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