Monthly Archives: August 2021

Why Use a Flat Top Beam Shaper?

A beam shaper top hat is a diffractive optical element (DOE) that alters the phase of an incoming Gaussian beam into a flat top-shaped energy distribution. This article will discuss the beam shaper top hat’s qualities and when it is advised to use such a device. Introduction to beam shaping optics Nowadays, the advancements in … Continue reading

August 31, 2021 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

Iridian Now Provides 10-15 µm LWIR Filters

Iridian Spectral Technologies can now supply custom filters in the 10–15 µm longwave infrared (LWIR) range! Iridian’s new evaporative coating system is production-ready for 10–15 µm bandpass filters (BPF), edge-pass filters, and notch filters. Iridian supplies a number of the leading OEMs with the filter technology required for their environmental monitoring instrumentation and also serves … Continue reading

August 30, 2021 Blog, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Optics

Femtosecond Lasers for Medical and Jewelry Applications

The medical field uses high-contrast marking, sometimes called black marking, to mark medical tools. White  marking enhances the visible quality of watches and jewelry products. It is possible to apply deep engraving, high contrast marking, medical instrument marking, hidden marking, counterfeit marking on glass, plastic, metals, and ceramics. The femtosecond lasers PHAROS and CARBIDE from Light Conversion are the … Continue reading

August 29, 2021 Blog, Lasers, Light Conversion