Archive for the ‘Optical Design’ Category

Case Study: Optical System Design Optimization

Key Takeaways: This case study explores the optical system design optimization of fixed-focus lenses, emphasizing the simplicity and high technical precision of the double Gaussian structure.  Key improvements involve increasing the edge thickness of certain lenses to prevent breakage during processing.  By expanding lens diameters and addressing material issues, production risks were mitigated. Additionally, enhancements […]

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Optical System Design Optimization

Key Takeaways: Top engineers go above and beyond in optical system design optimization. For successful production, consider: Manufacturability: Design for high yield by analyzing tolerances and by using easy-to-process components. Material Selection: Choose cost-effective materials with short processing times that suit your application. Testing and Assembly: Design for active adjustment, testing, and smooth integration with […]

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Optical Design for Manufacturing

Optical Design for Manufacturing Optical design for manufacturing involves optimizing your designs right from the blueprint stage. It takes into account not only the specific requirements for a design, as determined by the application, but also optimal manufacturing processes that will result in the highest quality optical component.  Design for manufacturing (DFM) results in streamlined, […]

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Case Study: Objective Lens: Small diameter and short overall length in the optical system

Case Study: Objective Lens: Small diameter and short overall length in the optical system Avantier’s small objective lens revolutionizes medical optical systems, particularly in dental health applications.  This project focuses on utilizing a higher-resolution lens while reducing the overall optical system volume. This carefully balanced approach involves advanced optical design, material selection, and component layout […]

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Case Study: High and Low Temperature Resistant 25X Objective Lens

        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 Optical Prisms

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

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Are Fresnel Lenses Efficient?

     Key Takeaways Fresnel Lens Basics: Thin and lightweight lenses with concentric grooves in plastic or glass, named after physicist Augustin Jean Fresnel. Applications: Used in various applications, including computer-controlled systems, traffic lights, and scenarios requiring manipulation of light beams. Design Advantage: Divided into concentric annular sections for large apertures with short focal lengths, […]

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Case study: F-Theta Lens

     Key Takeaways This article discusses an innovative F-theta lens design that incorporates a compensating element in front of the image to expand the field of view. The central focus of the project involves enhancing performance for low-energy laser applications through the utilization of a quartz design that capitalizes on the distinctive characteristics of […]

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High Reflective Coatings

High Reflective Coatings Optical coatings are thin films that are applied to optical components to control their reflectance, transmittance, or polarization properties. They are used in a wide variety of applications, including lasers, telescopes, cameras, and medical devices. How Optical Coatings Work Optical coatings work by interfering with the light waves that are reflected or […]

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Advanced Spectrometer Optics and Design

Spectrometer optics is a specialized field that involves measuring light intensity by using a spectrometer to separate light by wavelength. Spectrometers find applications in various fields, ranging from studying distant galaxies to analyzing proteins in biochemical research. Avantier Inc. boasts a skilled engineering team proficient in designing optical component for spectrometers for research, industrial, medical, […]

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