Archive for the ‘Optical Design’ Category

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: 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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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 spectrometers for research, industrial, medical, and defense applications. […]

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Manufacturing Advanced Objective Lenses

High resolution and long working distance objective plays a crucial role in microscopy systems for medical device, scientific research, and industrial applications.  Avantier Inc. is a leading manufacturer of producing high quality microscope objective lenses especially high NA objective lenses, long working distance objective lenses, large FOV objective lenses, and APO objective lenses.   To improve […]

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Metallic Mirror Coatings

Anti-Reflective (AR) Coatings and Metal Film Coatings for Mirrors The article has already covered various types of coatings. In this particular piece, our focus will shift towards delving into the specifics of AR coatings and metal film coatings, particularly in the context of mirrors. In this article, we will delve into Metallic Mirror Coatings: The process […]

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Considering the options of parabolic and spherical mirrors

Spherical mirrors come in two types: concave and convex. While they have better light collection capabilities compared to planar mirrors, they suffer from astigmatism. This phenomenon results in light emitted from a point source not converging to a single point due to a shift in focal length. On the other hand, parabolic mirrors are a […]

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