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Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a noninvasive, high-resolution optical imaging technology that creates cross-sectional images from interference signals

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Thermal Properties of Optical Substrates

The thermal properties of optical substrates including the CTE, dn/dT, and thermal conductivity are critical for predicting real-world performance

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Fluorophores and Optical Filters for Fluorescence Microscopy

Want to know more about fluorophores and optical filters for fluorescence microscopy? Find out more information and in stock optical filters at Edmund Optics.

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5 Considerations for the Mechanical Design, Assembly, and Alignment of Optical Systems

Are you designing an optical system? Be sure to review these 5 considerations relating to mechanical design, assembly, and alignment at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Flats

Want to know more about optical flats? Find information including an explanation, what optical flats show, applications, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Filters

Do you want to learn about optical filters? Find terminology, fabrication techniques, a selection guide, and application examples at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Glass

Choosing the right optical glass is important. Find out factors and properties on how to select the right optical glass at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Lens Geometries

Optical lens geometries control light in different ways. Learn about Snell's Law of Refraction, lens terminology and geometries at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Specifications

Do you want to know more about the importance of optical specifications? Learn the different types of specifications and their impact on your system at Edmund Optics.

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Chromatic and Monochromatic Optical Aberrations

Are you looking to design or correct the optical aberation for a system? Learn more about chromatic and monochromatic optical aberations at Edmund Optics.

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Comparison of Optical Aberrations

Trying to understand optical aberrations? Check out how to identify aberrations and view examples at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Filter Orientation

Unsure which side of your filter should face the light source? Learn how to determine the filter orientation of your TECHSPEC filter at Edmund Optics.

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An Introduction to Optical Coatings

Optical coatings are used to influence the transmission, reflection, or polarization properties of an optical component.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Fluorescence

Wondering how fluorescence microscopy works? Find out about the technique, systems, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Understanding Optical Windows

Determine how to select an optical window based on its material transmission, thermal and mechanical properties, and other specifications at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Cage System Design Examples

Not sure how you can enhance an opical cage system? Check out examples of different design examples applicable for small and large systems at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Prism Application Examples

There are many types of optical prisms. Find examples, information, and applications for different types of optical prisms at Edmund Optics.

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Integration of Optical Systems

Are you looking to use integration in your next system? Find out more about integrating in both imaging and non-imaging applications at Edmund Optics.

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The Complexities of High-Power Optical Coatings

Want to know more about high-power optical coatings? Find out more about the importance, fabrication, and testing at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Phase Contrast

Think you know all the advantages for using phase contrast in optical microscopy? Advantages, image appearance, and technical details can be found at Edmund Optics.

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Introduction to Optical Prisms

Learn about the different types of optical prisms, their applications, and how to select the right prism for your specific system.

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Building a Custom Optical Isolator with Stock Components

Edmund Optics' component list and steps provided are used to successfully build an Optical Isolator.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Brightfield Illumination

Looking to use a simple technique for optical microscopy? Check out this article on brightfield illumination to find out more at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Darkfield Illumination

Darkfield illumination is the opposite of brightfield illumination. Find out how darkfield differs from brightfield in optical microscopy at Edmund Optics.

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The Benefits of Color-Corrected Optical Lenses

Color-corrected optical lenses are ideal for many applications because they reduce multiple aberrations. Learn more about the advantages at Edmund Optics.

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Using C-Mount Components with the Optical Cage System

Edmund Optics' fixed, adjustable, and kinematic mounting components can easily be integrated into optical systems.

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Optical Microscopy Application: Differential Interference Contrast

Differential interference contrast (DIC) is one of the polarization techniques that can be used in optical microscopy. Learn about this technique at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Cage System Application: Michelson Interferometer

Need to create a Michelson Interferometer? Find out how the TECHSPEC Optical Cage System can be an ideal solution at Edmund Optics.

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Keys to Cost Effective Optical Design and Tolerancing

Are you looking for ways to make cost effective optical designs? Find more information on selecting specifications and using tolerancing schemes at Edmund Optics.

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Optical Cage System Application: Digital Video Microscope

Are you looking to simplify the assembly of a digital video microscope? Find out how a TECHSPEC Optical Cage System allows for quick build at Edmund Optics.

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