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Application Notes


Title az    Date 1..9   
5 Considerations for the Mechanical Design, Assembly, and Alignment of Optical Systems 26/05/2015
5 Tips for Designing with Off-the-Shelf Optics 26/05/2015
Advantages of Fresnel Lenses 22/01/2012
Advantages of Using Meniscus Lenses in Infrared Applications 03/11/2013
All About Aspheric Lenses 25/11/2014
An In-Depth Look at Axicons 24/05/2011
An In-Depth Look at Spherical Aberration Compensation Plates 26/09/2011
An Introduction to Optical Coatings 13/04/2013
An Introduction to Passive Athermalization 03/11/2013
Anti-Reflection (AR) Coatings 07/08/2012
Aspherized Achromatic Lenses 22/11/2016
Benefits of Hard Coatings 01/08/2014
Chromatic and Monochromatic Optical Aberrations 27/04/2011
Cleaning Optics 15/04/2009
Comparison of Optical Aberrations 27/04/2011
Considerations in Collimation 18/12/2017
Considerations when Using Cylinder Lenses 22/11/2016
Custom Bandpass Filter using Shortpass and Longpass Filters 01/08/2014
Diffuser Selection Guide 31/07/2014
Edge-Blackening 18/05/2005
EO Preferred Glass Types 10/08/2017
Fluorophores and Optical Filters for Fluorescence Microscopy 17/06/2009
Geometrical Optics 101: Paraxial Ray Tracing Calculations 27/02/2012
Handling and Storing High Power Laser Mirrors 02/07/2015
High Laser Damage AR Coatings 18/12/2017
How to Design your own Beam Expander Using Stock Optics 14/09/2016
How to Select the Right Light Pipe Homogenizing Rod 05/11/2012
Integration of Optical Systems 18/05/2005
Introduction to Adaptive Optics and Deformable Mirrors 28/02/2016
Introduction to Modulation Transfer Function 28/02/2011
Introduction to Optical Prisms 29/11/2010
Introduction to Polarization 01/03/2015
Keys to Cost Effective Optical Design and Tolerancing 18/05/2005
Metallic Mirror Coatings 24/02/2016
Need an Asphere Fast? 03/11/2014
Off-Axis Parabolic Mirror Selection Guide 01/08/2014
Optical Filter Orientation 23/06/2017
Optical Filters 28/02/2012
Optical Flats 18/05/2005
Optical Glass 09/09/2014
Optical Prism Application Examples 26/01/2012
Optics 101: Level 1 Theoretical Foundations 07/12/2010
Optics Application Examples 21/09/2010
Polarizer Selection Guide 06/04/2015
Precision Tolerances for Spherical Lenses 13/04/2017
Roughness of Diamond Turned Off-Axis Parabolic Mirrors 13/07/2017
The Benefits of Color-Corrected Optical Lenses 14/06/2012
The Complexities of High-Power Optical Coatings 23/08/2011
The Correct Material for Infrared (IR) Applications 26/10/2010
Understanding Ball Lenses 28/08/2014
Understanding Neutral Density Filters 19/11/2012
Understanding Optical Lens Geometries 13/02/2012
Understanding Optical Specifications 02/11/2010
Understanding Optical Windows 12/06/2017
Understanding Rare Earth Materials 25/10/2011
Understanding Surface Quality Specifications based on U.S. Standard MIL-PRF-13830B 30/06/2014
Understanding Waveplates 07/09/2012
Understanding White Diffusing Glass 18/12/2017
Using C-Mount Focus Tunable Lenses 17/05/2013
What are Beamsplitters? 20/11/2012
What are Cylinder Lenses? 16/12/2012
What are Ultra-Thin Filters? 18/12/2017
Why Choose an Achromatic Cylinder Lens? 27/02/2012
Why Use an Achromatic Lens? 13/04/2012

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