Tag Archives: LIDT optics

Optics for Ultrafast Lasers

As a leading manufacturer of optical components for high laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT) and ultrafast pulse laser applications, Manx Precision Optics (MPO) constantly expands their product range to offer customers the latest, state-of-the-art components. The research and development staff are constantly pushing the boundaries on optical coating performance to provide innovative solutions for our customers … Continue reading

March 24, 2022 Blog, Manx Precision Optics (MPO), Optics

What is LIDT?

Manx Precision Optics (MPO) has just released their latest Technical Note, TN2022-02 This note is entitled, “What is LIDT?” This note explains the concept of Laser Induced Damage Threshold. LIDT is defined as the “highest quantity of laser radiation incident upon the optical component for which the extrapolated probability of damage is zero” by ISO … Continue reading

January 30, 2022 Blog, Manx Precision Optics (MPO), Optics

Large Spherical Lenses from Manx Precision Optics

Manx Precision Optics (MPO) offers large spherical lenses with the following specifications: Up to 8 inches (203.2 mm) diameter Full in-house manufacturing High laser-induced damage thresholds (LIDTs) – typically > 10 J/cm2 at 1030 nm Manx’s site features modern manufacturing facilities allowing full in-house control over every step of the optical fabrication process. From rough-grinding … Continue reading

October 19, 2021 Blog, Manx Precision Optics (MPO), Optics