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Products in the Category Optical Components and Devices

ProductSuppliersEnc
acousto-optic deflectors10 SE
acousto-optic modulators27 SE
acousto-optic frequency shifters17 SE
acousto-optic tunable filters11 SE
achromatic optics58 SE
adaptive optics19 S
add–drop multiplexers14 S
anamorphic prism pairs19 SE
anti-reflection coatings125 SE
anti-reflection microstructures4 S
apochromats → achromatic optics58 SE
arrayed waveguide gratings8 SE
aspheric optics85 SE
attenuators → optical attenuators81 SE
axicons12 SE
Babinet–Soleil compensators7 SE
ball lenses16 SE
beam blocks → beam dumps17 SE
beam collimators59 SE
beam combining optics32 SE
beam delivery systems27 S
beam dumps17 SE
beam expanders48 SE
beam homogenizers16 SE
beam shapers28 SE
beam shutters17 SE
beam splitters150 SE
beam traps → beam dumps17 SE
Berek compensators3 SE
binoculars6 S
birefringent tuners5 SE
borescopes5 S
Bragg gratings27 SE
Brewster plates16 SE
Brewster windows21 SE
camera objectives21 S
chirped mirrors15 SE
chromatic dispersion emulators1 S
coherent beam combining optics4 SE
cold mirrors21 SE
color filters → optical filters229 SE
condensers12 SE
corner cube prisms12 SE
crystalline mirrors2 SE
custom optics120 SE
cylindrical lenses81 SE
deformable mirrors18 SE
diaphragms4 SE
dichroic mirrors70 SE
dielectric coatings136 SE
dielectric mirrors119 SE
diffraction gratings38 SE
diffractive optics35 SE
diffusers26 SE
digital cameras → photo cameras6 SE
digital microscopes → microscopes36 SE
dispersion compensation modules20 SE
dispersion management devices6 SE
dispersion measurement devices → chromatic dispersion measurement devices4 SE
dispersive mirrors16 SE
dispersion-shifted fibers5 SE
electroabsorption modulators1 SE
electro-optic modulators42 SE
etalons25 SE
Fabry–Perot interferometers18 SE
Faraday circulators32 S
Faraday isolators65 SE
Faraday rotator mirrors10 S
Faraday rotators34 SE
fiber mode field adapters11 SE
fiberscopes5 S
filters → optical filters229 SE
first surface mirrors60 SE
focusing objectives3 S
free form optics18 S
frequency shifters → acousto-optic frequency shifters17 SE
Fresnel lenses12 SE
f–theta lenses → scanning lenses20 SE
gain equalization filters2 SE
Gires–Tournois interferometers3 SE
goniometers7 S
gradient index lenses10 SE
half-wave plates → waveplates76 SE
harmonic separators → dichroic mirrors70 SE
high-speed imaging cameras6 S
holographic bulk gratings → volume Bragg gratings5 SE
holographic diffraction gratings → diffraction gratings38 SE
holographic optical elements2 S
homogenizing rods → beam homogenizers16 SE
hot mirrors20 SE
infrared optics112 SE
interference coatings → dielectric coatings136 SE
interference filters21 SE
laser beam shapers → beam shapers28 SE
laser beam shutters → beam shutters17 SE
laser diode collimators17 SE
laser line optics12 SE
laser mirrors109 SE
laser optics90 SE
laser resonators4 SE
laser scanners21 SE
laser speckle reduction components5 SE
lenses201 SE
loupes3 SE
Lyot filters4 SE
magnifying glasses5 SE
metal-coated mirrors63 SE
Mach–Zehnder interferometers → interferometers51 SE
Michelson interferometers → interferometers51 SE
microlens arrays17 SE
microlenses16 SE
microscope objectives28 SE
microscopes36 SE
micro-optics53 S
mirror substrates11 SE
mirrors184 SE
mode cleaners1 SE
mode converters1 S
mode field adapters → fiber mode field adapters11 SE
mode field converters → fiber mode field adapters11 SE
modulators → optical modulators61 SE
monoculars6 S
multilayer coatings → dielectric coatings136 SE
multipass gas cells4 SE
multiple element lenses12 S
neutral density filters34 SE
nonplanar ring oscillators2 SE
optical apertures15 SE
optical attenuators81 SE
optical bonding services or machinery8 S
optical cage systems6 S
optical domes11 SE
optical filters229 SE
optical flats43 SE
optical materials134 SE
optical mirrors → mirrors184 SE
optical multiplexers13 S
optical profilometers9 SE
optical prototyping systems7 S
optical rail systems14 S
optical resonators3 SE
optical surface characterization equipment13 S
optical surface profilers → optical profilometers9 SE
optical windows141 SE
optics characterization equipment10 S
optics cleaning equipment26 SE
output couplers26 SE
parabolic mirrors14 SE
parabolic reflectors → parabolic mirrors14 SE
pellicle mirrors1 S
photo cameras6 SE
photographic objectives → camera objectives21 SE
pinholes8 SE
planar waveguides3 SE
plastic optics37 SE
polarization beam combining optics16 SE
polarization controllers15 S
polarizers114 SE
polarizing beam splitters → polarizers114 SE
polarizing cubes → polarizers114 SE
polymer optics → plastic optics37 SE
prism retroreflectors → corner cube prisms12 SE
prisms157 SE
projection objectives7 S
protective coatings5 S
quarter-wave plates → waveplates76 SE
reflectors1 S
retardation plates → waveplates76 SE
retroreflecting prisms → corner cube prisms12 SE
retroreflectors15 SE
rod lenses11 SE
rugate filters6 SE
ruled diffraction gratings → diffraction gratings38 SE
scanning lenses20 SE
slits5 SE
spectral beam combining optics3 SE
supermirrors5 SE
superpolished optics7 S
surface profilers → optical profilometers9 SE
telecentric lenses16 SE
telecom optics8 S
telescopes11 SE
terahertz optics7 S
thin-film coatings → dielectric coatings136 SE
thin-film mirrors → dielectric mirrors119 SE
thin-film polarizers34 SE
trihedral prisms → corner cube prisms12 SE
tunable lenses5 S
ultrafast optics14 SE
ultraviolet optics61 SE
variable optical attenuators36 SE
variable reflectivity mirrors13 SE
video cameras4 S
videoscopes4 S
volume Bragg gratings5 SE
waveguides14 SE
waveplates76 SE
wedge prisms17 SE
wire grid polarizers → polarizers114 SE

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