Optical Coatings and Materials

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“Dynamic” Deadfront Interface Panel Glass
“Dynamic” Deadfront Interface Panel Glass A “dynamic” deadfront panel is used to create a sleek, uncluttered user interface appearance, drawing attention to the “hidden” light up indicators as required. The icons or other alpha-numeric indicators are visible when backlit, and when unlit, a monochromatic streamlined look is achieved. Abrisa Technologies offers complete solutions for deadfront panel glass technologies including screen printed graphics, chemical...  Continue Reading...
How To Select A Spherical Lens Optical systems use lenses to focus, collimate, expand, collect, and image light. Ranging from convex to concave, and bestform to aspheric, any lens selection must be made with the utmost consideration for its purpose as well as its required quality. This white paper delivers a review of singlet spherical lens shapes, and guidance on deciding the best lens characteristics for each application.  Continue Reading...
Specifying Optical Filters for Sensor Applications Each sensor application has its own subtleties that need to be addressed in order to choose the appropriate optical filters for each sensing task. This application note discusses the critical parameters for bandpass filters that are to be used for sensor applications, including considerations on in-band transmission, band edge placement, and out-of-band blocking.  Continue Reading...
Custom Glass Fabrication Capabilities Technical Reference Document Abrisa Technologies provides precision custom machined optical components from prototype to high volume and OEM production. We can apply a variety of precision processes, individually or in combination, to any glass substrate. 90% of Glass Fabrication requirements are unique, consequently when you require a specific transmission, size, edge, polish, cleanliness standard or more for your product, turn to Abrisa Technologies to produce your...  Continue Reading...
Technical Note: Guide To Glass Abrisa Technologies’ "Guide to Glass" provides information about the types of glass and their associated thermal, optical, chemical, mechanical, and electrical properties; Understanding light & color; glare reduction; and glass Strengthening methods using heat and chemicals. By Abrisa Technologies  Continue Reading...
Semi-Transparent Mirrors For Visually Dynamic Hospitality Displays
Semi-Transparent Mirrors For Visually Dynamic Hospitality Displays Hotel, restaurant, and retail owners are increasingly using aesthetically pleasing high-performance semi-transparent mirrors to create a visually dynamic display/mirror combination. These mirrors are constructed with a display unit hidden behind the glass that is not visible until powered on.   Continue Reading...
Specifying Wavefront Or Surface Error In Aspheres The optical quality of aspheric mirrors is commonly specified by their surface accuracy and reflected wavefront error. The surface error is the deviation of the surface from its perfect form, while the wavefront error is the deviation of the resulting reflected or transmitted wavefront from its perfect shape. It is often assumed that these tolerances are related to each other by a simple scale factor. However, that is not the case when it comes...  Continue Reading...
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SCHOTT® Fiber Optic Faceplates SCHOTT® Fiber Optic Faceplates

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging offers a series of fiber optic faceplates designed for high-resolution, “zero thickness” image transfer applications such as CCD and CMOS coupling, LCD and OLED displays, image intensification, remote viewing, field flattening, and x-ray imaging. They may also be used as input and output image intensifier windows in opto-electronic applications.

Ultra-Thin SCHOTT AS 87 eco Aluminosilicate Glass Ultra-Thin SCHOTT AS 87 eco Aluminosilicate Glass

Abrisa Technologies offers the SCHOTT AS 87 eco ultra-thin aluminosilicate glass for use as a cover or enhancement glass on low profile displays, touch sensors, and other display applications where thickness and weight are a concern. The glass features extremely high levels of bending and impact strength, and superior scratch resistance qualities.

Chemically Strengthened Glass For Displays, Sensors, And Scanners: AGC Dragontrail™ Chemically Strengthened Glass For Displays, Sensors, And Scanners: AGC Dragontrail™

Abrisa Technologies now offers the innovative High Ion-Exchange (HIE™) Asahi Glass Corporation (AGC) Dragontrail™ aluminosilicate glass for cover glass, display, sensor, and scanner technologies. Dragontrail supports low profile, reduced weight, portable field, and industrial devices with a toughness of 6x that of soda lime float. It is designed to enhance the usable lifetime of high contact touch displays, and industrial image sensors, document scanners, and on board vehicular and avionics displays.

  Alkali Free Boro-Aluminosilicate Glass: AGC EN-A1 Alkali Free Boro-Aluminosilicate Glass: AGC EN-A1

Abrisa Technologies is proud to offer the highly transmissive, thin, alkali-free, boro-aluminosilicate glass from Asahi Glass Corporation (AGC). The AGC EN-A1 is ideally designed for use in highly sensitive bio-photo detection applications, high throughput sensor applications, as enhancement glass for thin displays, and as cover glass for micro arrays.

Sensors, Metrology, And Control Applications Sensors, Metrology, And Control Applications

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging has the capabilities and knowledge available to assist customers in finding the perfect fiber optic solution for sensor, metrology, and control applications. SCHOTT specialists will work with customers to jointly draw up an action plan addressing each stage leading to series production.

Defense And Security Defense And Security

SCHOTT Lighting and Imaging offers high tech materials and components for enabling the defense and security industry to develop night vision, display, sensor, and other technologies that are smaller, lighter, and more effective.

Coated Laser Optics Coated Laser Optics

LASER COMPONENTS designs and manufactures dielectric coatings for a wide range of laser optics applications. The laser optics provided by LASER COMPONENTS are mostly OEM products that meet the individual customer's specifications; the products include substrates and dielectric coatings. 

Laser Line Mirrors Laser Line Mirrors

Optics Balzers has successfully developed and tested a special dielectric layer system with PARMS coating technology, making it possible to manufacture 45°-HR mirrors for 1030nm applications with an established destruction threshold of 0.44J/cm² at 210fs. These mirrors are typically used in ultra-short pulsed systems of Yb:YAG solid-state lasers.

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OPTICAL COATINGS AND MATERIALS VIDEOS

  • Clear The Air: Challenges In MWIR Optical Sensing
    Clear The Air: Challenges In MWIR Optical Sensing

    Jason Palidwar with Iridian Spectral Technologies spent some time with us on the last day of SPIE’s 2016 DCS exhibition to talk about the challenges encountered in the mid-wave spectrum and how his company has worked around them.

  • How To Specify Optical Coatings For Sensor Applications
    How To Specify Optical Coatings For Sensor Applications

    This year at SPIE’s DCS exhibition, Donna with DSI gave us a quick on-location hello from the show floor before turning it over to principle investigator Kevin Gibbons so that he could offer some advice on what you should consider before determining an optical coating’s specifications for sensing applications.

  • Precision Optics Corporation Introduction By Richard Cyr
    Precision Optics Corporation Introduction By Richard Cyr

    Precision Optics Corporation (POC) focuses on manufacturing micro lenses, lens systems, and prisms with sizes down to 180 microns. This video, featuring Richard Cyr at Photonics West 2016, is an introduction on the POC laboratory and their optics capabilities.

  • Over 100 Years In Optics Experience
    Over 100 Years In Optics Experience

    At 2016’s Photonics West exhibition, Dan Bukaty talked to us about Precision Glass & Optics’ (PG&O) view on partnering with their customers.

  • Bring On Your Most Challenging Micro-Optical Needs
    Bring On Your Most Challenging Micro-Optical Needs

    Precision Optics Corporations’ Richard Cyr met with us at the Photonics West 2015 exhibition to talk to us about the micro-precision optical components his company provides. This ranges from micro-prisms, micro-precision lenses and lens systems, and more. Watch the video for specifics on just how small some of these parts can get.

  • LaCroix Optical Corporate Video
    LaCroix Optical Corporate Video

    LaCroix Optical has been manufacturing custom optics for the medical, defense, and industrial markets since 1947. Watch the video to hear from some of their employees talk about the company’s history, capabilities, and what makes them stand out from other optical manufacturers.

  • Vertically Integrated Supplier Of Optical Assemblies And Sub-Assemblies
    Vertically Integrated Supplier Of Optical Assemblies And Sub-Assemblies

    Andrew Riser of II-VI Optical Systems catches us up on the company's recent merger with Exotic Electro-Optics, the delivery of a $12 million dollar telescope for space applications, the expansion of a fixed-focus product line and fabrication capabilities, and more.

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