Tag Archives: diffractive optical elements (DOEs)

Custom Diffraction Gratings: Design and Applications

Theory of custom diffraction gratings Diffraction gratings are some of the most well-known diffractive optical elements (DOEs) and are used in countless laser applications. A simple diffraction grating is any surface that has a periodic modulation in intensity or phase. Such modulation creates a diffraction effect on coherent light passing through the grating, resulting in … Continue reading

20-Feb-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

Diffractive Beam Shaping Methods for Picosecond-Laser Glass Cutting

Picosecond laser glass cutting has emerged as a cutting-edge technology, revolutionizing the precision glass-cutting industry. The increasing demand for laser glass cutting for a variety of industries (from displays through cellular devices to structural glass) is pushing an expansion in the picosecond-laser, machine-builder business, due to the advantages of using ultra-short-pulsed lasers for smooth sidewalls … Continue reading

06-Aug-2023 Blog, Holo/Or, Optics
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