Monthly Archives: December 2019

Herzan Provides Solutions for Electron Microscopy Vibrations

For over 25 years, Herzan has partnered with electron microscopy users to enable them to achieve more from their research by removing the disruptive acoustic, vibration, and EMI noise that would affect their measurements, causing distortions to the images. Benefits of Choosing Herzan Herzan: Designs comprehensive environmental solutions catering specifically to the needs of electron … Continue reading

Blog, Herzan, Optomechanics

GPD Offers Wide Range of InGaAs Detectors

Offering low Polarization Dependent Loss (PDL) photodiodes, InGaAs detectors from GPD Optoelectronics are well suited for telecommunications instrumentation. Providing standard geometries from 100 µm to 1 cm, GPD has a device to meet your bandwidth, sensitivity, and/or large area requirements. Package options: TO can, chip on ceramic or custom housings. Optics include unique filters and … Continue reading

Blog, Detectors, GPD Optoelectronics

Glass Cutting with Ultra-Short IR Laser Pulses

Laser glass cutting with ultra-short IR pulses is now a key technique for high throughput glass processing. Cutting thick glass (>500 um) using this technique possesses unique challenges. Specifically, this technique requires focusing the laser energy to a tight spot and spreading the beam evenly throughout the glass depth. To learn more about several solutions … Continue reading

Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

Method For Laser Source Definition in ZEMAX™

In a recent article, Alexander Brodsky and Natan Kaplan of Holo/Or present “a new method for simulating and optimizing both single and multi-mode lasers in Zemax™ by applying a scattering model.” The abstract of the article follows: By default, optical systems are usually designed for single mode lasers. Nonetheless, many industrial lasers have M2 in … Continue reading

Blog, Holo/Or, Lasers, Optics

ZnSe Diffractive Axicons from Holo-Or

Holo/Or now offers an expanded selection of  ZnSe Diffractive Axicons. These are suitable for ring shaping and Bessel beam generation CO2 laser wavelengths. Unlike regular axicons, Holo-Or’s diffractive axicons have no rounded tip area in the center and have absolute divergence angle accuracy, even at very low angles. This gives them the unparalleled shaping quality required … Continue reading

Blog, Holo/Or, Optics