Archive for the ‘Industrial’ Category

Optical ICs and how they work: Understanding the photonic integrated circuit

Key Takeaways: Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) use photons instead of electrons for faster and more efficient data processing.   PICs find applications in various fields including communication, biosensing, and quantum computing, promising significant advancements in these areas. While PICs offer advantages, challenges like higher costs and limited availability still exist, yet ongoing development could lead to […]

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Case Study – Microlens Arrays for UV, VIS, and NIR video imaging cameras

     Key Takeaways The project focuses on microlens arrays, which arrange multiple lenses on a substrate for precise light control in applications like lighting, imaging, and photonics.  The substrate’s material flexibility and strategic lens arrangement enable versatility. This initiative targets UV, VIS, and NIR video imaging cameras with broad wavelength coverage.  Avantier excels in […]

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Case Study: High and Low Temperature Resistant 25X Objective Lens: High Imaging Quality & High-Resolution Performance

        Key Takeaways Avantier’s project introduces a custom-designed 25X objective lens for Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer systems, specifically tailored for researching isotopes. Operating on the principle of charged particles deflected in an electromagnetic field, the lens facilitates precise substance separation and detection based on mass differences, enabling detailed composition analysis. Ensuring high […]

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Case Study : Large Prisms

     Key Takeaways The article introduces large prisms, which are vital in scientific research, medical imaging, communication, and laser processing.  A project employing these prisms for entertainment and research uses red, green, and blue lasers to enhance optical communication efficiency.  In manufacturing large prisms, there are challenges such as: complex processes, material selection, and […]

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Case Study – Double-Convex Aspheric Lens

       Key Takeaways Double-Convex Aspheric lens designed for diverse light, especially underwater.  Tailored optical system for > 500mm wavelengths. Petite <3mm double-convex lenses crafted in N-BK7 or N-SF11. Achieved <10mm underwater focus, breaking norms.  Precision engineering for <3mm diameter using CNC grinding, glass molding, diamond turning, MRF finishing, and injection molding.  Tested underwater […]

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Case Study – Fisheye Lenses

     Key Takeaways A scientific institute faced distortion and chromatic aberration issues in high-performance lenses, affecting image quality and accuracy for scientific observation. Avantier crafted a fisheye lens with controlled F-θ distortion (<2%) and chromatic aberration (<0.04mm). The lens ensured accurate target acquisition and maintained high image quality, eliminating the need for distortion correction. […]

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Case Study: Objective Lens for Laser Instruments

Case Study: Objective Lens for Laser Instruments with Wavelengths (350-850nm) in Medical Devices Introduction Avantier, a leading custom optics company, recently undertook a challenging project to design and produce objective lenses for a laser instrument used in a medical device. The client’s specific requirements included an effective focal length (EFL) of 10mm, numerical aperture (NA) of […]

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The Power of Raman Spectroscopy: From Molecular Fingerprints to Medical Marvels

The Power of Raman Spectroscopy: From Molecular Fingerprints to Medical Marvels Introduction Raman spectroscopy is a versatile analytical technique that has revolutionized our ability to investigate the molecular composition and structure of various materials. This method relies on the inelastic scattering of light by a molecule’s chemical bonds, providing unique insights into vibrational energy and […]

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Case Study – LiDAR Lens Design

Case Study – LiDAR Lens Design Revolutionizing LiDAR Lens Design for Autonomous Driving with Avantier At Avantier, we take pride in our ability to meet the unique optical needs of our customers. Our commitment to innovation and excellence in optics is on display in a recent project, in which we partnered with a cutting-edge company in […]

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What Is the Chief Ray Angle

What Is the Chief Ray Angle Exploring the Significance of the Lens Chief Ray Angle (CRA) The Lens Chief Ray Angle (CRA) is a pivotal concept in the field of optics and imaging systems, and it plays a profound role in shaping the quality of captured images. To comprehend its importance fully, let’s delve deeper […]

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