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Quantum Applications for Diffractive Beam Splitters

Quantum technologies are an emerging field of interest in the computing and communication industries, with many exciting commercial possibilities. Nevertheless, quantum technologies face many challenges in commercialization. A major challenge is scaling of quantum systems to useful scales. Holo/Or diffractive beam splitter elements find increasing use in efforts to scale up optics-based quantum computing systems. … Continue reading

09-May-2024 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

Laser Drilling of High Temperature Hydrogen Electrolyzers Using Diffractive Optics

Hydrogen technologies are essential for a future economy utilizing renewable energy and depending less on fossil fuels. A key component in cost-effective, large-scale, clean hydrogen production is the high temperature electrolyzer. This is the component that converts water to clean hydrogen using a combination of thermal energy and electrical voltage applied between two electrodes. For … Continue reading

21-Mar-2024 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

Beam Splitter Optics for Battery Electrode Laser Texturing

Introduction The electro-mobility revolution is constantly pushing producers to improve battery performance. A process of interest is laser texturing of electrode surfaces, which has shown promise in increasing the discharge/charge speed, reducing degradation, and improving efficiency in car Li-Ion batteries. To be feasible in industrial scale production, laser texturing processes must deliver high throughput, at … Continue reading

22-Nov-2023 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

UV Beam Splitters: Enhancing Throughput in Multiple Industries

UV laser beam splitters have become indispensable tools in the world of laser technology. These devices significantly enhance various laser applications, such as solar panel production, PCB drilling, and large-area surface texturing. This article explores the unique contributions of UV beam splitters to each of these domains. What are UV Beam Splitters? Diffractive UV laser beam splitters … Continue reading

11-Oct-2023 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics

DOEs Improve Results in Picosecond Laser Skin Treatment

Diffractive optical elements (DOEs) are the way to get better results in picosecond laser skin treatment according to a recent article, entitled “Diffractive micro-lens array (DLA) for uniform and selective picosecond laser treatment.” The researchers found that compared to a regular micro-lens array, diffractive beam splitters and diffractive lens arrays provide better uniformity and penetration of … Continue reading

24-May-2023 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics
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