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Products in the Category Optical Components and Devices

ProductSuppliersEnc
acousto-optic deflectors9 SE
acousto-optic modulators26 SE
acousto-optic frequency shifters16 SE
acousto-optic tunable filters9 SE
achromatic optics58 SE
adaptive optics20 S
add–drop multiplexers14 S
anamorphic prism pairs19 SE
anti-reflection coatings126 SE
anti-reflection microstructures5 S
apochromats → achromatic optics58 SE
arrayed waveguide gratings8 SE
aspheric optics85 SE
attenuators → optical attenuators80 SE
axicons12 SE
Babinet–Soleil compensators7 SE
ball lenses17 SE
beam blocks → beam dumps16 SE
beam collimators58 SE
beam combining optics31 SE
beam delivery systems26 S
beam dumps16 SE
beam expanders49 SE
beam homogenizers16 SE
beam shapers25 SE
beam shutters17 SE
beam splitters152 SE
beam traps → beam dumps16 SE
Berek compensators3 SE
binoculars6 S
birefringent tuners5 SE
borescopes5 S
Bragg gratings27 SE
Brewster plates17 SE
Brewster windows22 SE
camera objectives22 S
chirped mirrors15 SE
chromatic dispersion emulators1 S
coherent beam combining optics4 SE
cold mirrors21 SE
color filters → optical filters228 SE
condensers12 SE
corner cube prisms12 SE
crystalline mirrors2 SE
custom optics120 SE
cylindrical lenses80 SE
deformable mirrors18 SE
diaphragms4 SE
dichroic mirrors72 SE
dielectric coatings136 SE
dielectric mirrors120 SE
diffraction gratings38 SE
diffractive optics34 SE
diffusers25 SE
digital cameras → photo cameras6 SE
digital microscopes → microscopes35 SE
dispersion compensation modules20 SE
dispersion management devices7 SE
dispersion measurement devices → chromatic dispersion measurement devices4 SE
dispersive mirrors17 SE
dispersion-shifted fibers5 SE
electroabsorption modulators1 SE
electro-optic modulators40 SE
etalons25 SE
Fabry–Perot interferometers18 SE
Faraday circulators31 S
Faraday isolators66 SE
Faraday rotators35 SE
fiber mode field adapters10 SE
fiberscopes5 S
filters → optical filters228 SE
first surface mirrors60 SE
focusing objectives3 S
free form optics17 S
frequency shifters → acousto-optic frequency shifters16 SE
Fresnel lenses11 SE
f–theta lenses → scanning lenses21 SE
gain equalization filters2 SE
Gires–Tournois interferometers3 SE
goniometers7 S
gradient index lenses10 SE
half-wave plates → waveplates77 SE
harmonic separators → dichroic mirrors72 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 mirrors18 SE
infrared optics112 SE
interference coatings → dielectric coatings136 SE
interference filters21 SE
laser beam shapers → beam shapers25 SE
laser beam shutters → beam shutters17 SE
laser diode collimators16 SE
laser line optics10 SE
laser mirrors110 SE
laser optics91 SE
laser resonators5 SE
laser scanners20 SE
laser speckle reduction components5 SE
lenses200 SE
loupes3 SE
Lyot filters4 SE
magnifying glasses5 SE
metal-coated mirrors64 SE
Mach–Zehnder interferometers → interferometers50 SE
Michelson interferometers → interferometers50 SE
microlens arrays17 SE
microlenses18 SE
microscope objectives30 SE
microscopes35 SE
micro-optics54 S
mirror substrates11 SE
mirrors187 SE
mode cleaners1 SE
mode converters1 S
mode field adapters → fiber mode field adapters10 SE
mode field converters → fiber mode field adapters10 SE
modulators → optical modulators63 SE
monoculars6 S
multilayer coatings → dielectric coatings136 SE
multipass gas cells4 SE
multiple element lenses12 S
neutral density filters33 SE
nonplanar ring oscillators3 SE
optical apertures16 SE
optical attenuators80 SE
optical bonding services or machinery9 S
optical cage systems5 S
optical domes12 SE
optical filters228 SE
optical flats42 SE
optical materials135 SE
optical mirrors → mirrors187 SE
optical multiplexers11 S
optical profilometers8 SE
optical prototyping systems7 S
optical rail systems13 S
optical resonators4 SE
optical surface characterization equipment13 S
optical surface profilers → optical profilometers8 SE
optical windows141 SE
optics characterization equipment9 S
optics cleaning equipment26 SE
output couplers27 SE
parabolic mirrors14 SE
parabolic reflectors → parabolic mirrors14 SE
pellicle mirrors1 S
photo cameras6 SE
photographic objectives → camera objectives22 SE
pinholes8 SE
planar waveguides3 SE
plastic optics38 SE
polarization beam combining optics16 SE
polarization controllers15 S
polarizers112 SE
polarizing beam splitters → polarizers112 SE
polarizing cubes → polarizers112 SE
polymer optics → plastic optics38 SE
prism retroreflectors → corner cube prisms12 SE
prisms160 SE
projection objectives7 S
protective coatings3 S
quarter-wave plates → waveplates77 SE
reflectors1 S
retardation plates → waveplates77 SE
retroreflecting prisms → corner cube prisms12 SE
retroreflectors16 SE
rod lenses11 SE
rugate filters6 SE
scanning lenses21 SE
slits4 SE
spectral beam combining optics3 SE
supermirrors5 SE
superpolished optics7 S
surface profilers → optical profilometers8 SE
telecentric lenses16 SE
telecom optics7 S
telescopes11 SE
terahertz optics7 S
thin-film coatings → dielectric coatings136 SE
thin-film mirrors → dielectric mirrors120 SE
thin-film polarizers34 SE
trihedral prisms → corner cube prisms12 SE
tunable lenses5 S
ultrafast optics14 SE
ultraviolet optics63 SE
variable optical attenuators36 SE
variable reflectivity mirrors9 S
video cameras4 S
videoscopes4 S
volume Bragg gratings5 SE
waveguides13 SE
waveplates77 SE
wedge prisms16 SE
wire grid polarizers → polarizers112 SE

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