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Products in the Category Optical Components and Devices

acousto-optic deflectors9 SE
acousto-optic modulators26 SE
acousto-optic frequency shifters16 SE
acousto-optic tunable filters9 SE
achromatic optics53 SE
adaptive optics19 S
add–drop multiplexers15 S
anamorphic prism pairs17 SE
anti-reflection coatings117 SE
anti-reflection microstructures5 S
apochromats → achromatic optics53 SE
arrayed waveguide gratings7 SE
aspheric optics80 SE
attenuators → optical attenuators77 SE
axicons12 S
Babinet–Soleil compensators7 SE
ball lenses11 SE
beam blocks → beam dumps17 SE
beam collimators53 SE
beam combining optics30 SE
beam delivery systems25 S
beam dumps17 SE
beam expanders46 SE
beam homogenizers16 SE
beam shapers24 SE
beam shutters16 SE
beam splitters145 SE
beam traps → beam dumps17 SE
Berek compensators3 SE
binoculars6 S
birefringent tuners5 SE
borescopes5 S
Bragg gratings30 SE
Brewster plates17 SE
Brewster windows22 SE
camera objectives20 S
chirped mirrors13 SE
chromatic dispersion emulators1 S
coherent beam combining optics3 SE
cold mirrors17 SE
color filters → optical filters221 SE
condensers11 SE
corner cube prisms10 SE
crystalline mirrors1 SE
custom optics114 SE
cylindrical lenses73 SE
deformable mirrors18 SE
diaphragms3 SE
dichroic mirrors66 SE
dielectric coatings135 SE
dielectric mirrors116 SE
diffraction gratings38 SE
diffractive optics34 SE
diffusers24 S
digital cameras → photo cameras6 SE
digital microscopes → microscopes33 SE
dispersion compensation modules21 SE
dispersion management devices6 SE
dispersion measurement devices → chromatic dispersion measurement devices6 SE
dispersive mirrors15 SE
dispersion-shifted fibers5 SE
electroabsorption modulators1 SE
electro-optic modulators39 SE
etalons24 SE
Fabry–Perot interferometers19 SE
Faraday circulators30 S
Faraday isolators61 SE
Faraday rotators34 SE
fiber mode field adapters9 SE
fiberscopes6 S
filters → optical filters221 SE
first surface mirrors59 SE
focusing objectives3 S
free form optics17 S
frequency shifters → acousto-optic frequency shifters16 SE
Fresnel lenses9 SE
f–theta lenses → scanning lenses17 SE
gain equalization filters2 SE
Gires–Tournois interferometers3 SE
goniometers8 S
gradient index lenses9 SE
half-wave plates → waveplates76 SE
harmonic separators → dichroic mirrors66 SE
high-speed imaging cameras6 S
holographic bulk gratings → volume Bragg gratings6 SE
holographic diffraction gratings → diffraction gratings38 SE
homogenizing rods → beam homogenizers16 SE
hot mirrors15 SE
infrared optics106 SE
interference coatings → dielectric coatings135 SE
laser beam shapers → beam shapers24 SE
laser beam shutters → beam shutters16 SE
laser diode collimators16 SE
laser line optics9 SE
laser mirrors107 SE
laser optics87 SE
laser resonators5 SE
laser scanners19 S
laser speckle reduction components4 SE
lenses191 SE
loupes2 SE
Lyot filters3 SE
magnifying glasses4 SE
metal-coated mirrors58 SE
Mach–Zehnder interferometers → interferometers49 SE
Michelson interferometers → interferometers49 SE
microlens arrays16 SE
microlenses16 SE
microscope objectives28 SE
microscopes33 SE
micro-optics51 S
mirror substrates8 SE
mirrors180 SE
mode cleaners1 SE
mode converters1 S
mode field adapters → fiber mode field adapters9 SE
mode field converters → fiber mode field adapters9 SE
modulators → optical modulators64 SE
monoculars6 S
multilayer coatings → dielectric coatings135 SE
multipass gas cells4 SE
multiple element lenses12 S
neutral density filters32 SE
nonplanar ring oscillators3 SE
optical apertures16 SE
optical attenuators77 SE
optical bonding services or machinery7 S
optical cage systems6 S
optical domes11 SE
optical filters221 SE
optical flats40 SE
optical materials135 SE
optical mirrors → mirrors180 SE
optical multiplexers10 S
optical profilometers8 SE
optical prototyping systems7 S
optical rail systems14 S
optical resonators4 SE
optical surface characterization equipment13 S
optical surface profilers → optical profilometers8 SE
optical windows134 SE
optics characterization equipment8 S
optics cleaning equipment25 SE
output couplers27 SE
parabolic mirrors12 SE
parabolic reflectors → parabolic mirrors12 SE
pellicle mirrors1 S
photo cameras6 SE
photographic objectives → camera objectives20 SE
pinholes8 SE
planar waveguides3 SE
plastic optics39 SE
polarization beam combining optics15 SE
polarization controllers14 S
polarizers111 SE
polarizing beam splitters → polarizers111 SE
polarizing cubes → polarizers111 SE
polymer optics → plastic optics39 SE
prism retroreflectors → corner cube prisms10 SE
prisms151 SE
projection objectives7 S
protective coatings2 S
quarter-wave plates → waveplates76 SE
reflectors1 S
retardation plates → waveplates76 SE
retroreflecting prisms → corner cube prisms10 SE
retroreflectors15 SE
rod lenses8 SE
rugate filters6 SE
scanning lenses17 SE
slits5 SE
spectral beam combining optics3 SE
supermirrors5 SE
superpolished optics7 S
surface profilers → optical profilometers8 SE
telecentric lenses15 SE
telecom optics6 S
telescopes10 SE
terahertz optics7 S
thin-film coatings → dielectric coatings135 SE
thin-film mirrors → dielectric mirrors116 SE
thin-film polarizers34 SE
trihedral prisms → corner cube prisms10 SE
tunable lenses5 S
ultraviolet optics57 SE
variable optical attenuators33 SE
variable reflectivity mirrors9 S
video cameras4 S
videoscopes4 S
volume Bragg gratings6 SE
waveguides12 SE
waveplates76 SE
wedge prisms14 SE
wire grid polarizers → polarizers111 SE

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