Archive for the ‘Optical Engineering’ 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 – 20X Objective Lens & Tube Lens For Observing Blood

     Key Takeaways This medical research project employs a 20X lens from Avantier for deep exploration of single-cell genetic expression and for immune profiling in human blood cells under a microscope.  The high magnification enables meticulous analysis, unveiling insights into genetic patterns, immune responses, and chromatin accessibility. This contributes to the advancement of  single-cell […]

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Case Study: High NA Objective Lens

Case Study:High NA Objective Lens Avantier’s Innovative Approach to Custom High NA Objective for Microscope Manufacturer Avantier, a custom optic company, addressed a microscope manufacturer’s challenge by developing a custom high NA long working distance objective. Their innovative approach included the use of a Fused Silica chamber filled with liquid instead of a traditional block […]

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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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What Is the Modulation Transfer Function (MTF)?

What Is the Modulation Transfer Function (MTF)?  Understanding and Utilizing the Modulation Transfer Function in Optical System Design The Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) is a vital parameter used to assess the performance of optical systems, ranging from simple lenses to complex imaging lens assemblies. It serves as a standardized quantitative measure for optical designers and […]

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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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Optical Surface Accuracy

Optical surface accuracy refers to the difference between the actual shape and the desired shape of an optical surface. It is a crucial aspect of optical components and is typically measured in terms of fringes or waves that correspond to the laser wavelength used in the interferometer. And it is important to specify the expected […]

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How Polarizing Beam Splitter Works?

How Polarizing Beam Splitter Works There are several types of beam splitters for many various applications in the world today, but this short read will concern itself with polarizing beam splitters. Polarizing beam splitters, as their name implies, are a kind of beam splitter that divides a single beam of light into two beams of […]

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What Is the Difference Between a Mirror and a Lens?

The simple answer to what the main difference is between a mirror and a lens is that a mirror is something that reflects an image, while a lens is something to look through to see an image. Of course, we could go more technical than this and discuss mirror and lens physics through optics and […]

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