Tag Archives: Long-wavelength infrared (LWIR)

Which Detection Filters Are Used for IR Sensing Applications?

IR sensing technology harnesses the power of infrared radiation (which is invisible to the human eye) for various scientific and industrial applications. This technology leverages specially designed IR sensors and filters to detect energy levels and monitor changes in the surrounding environment. The utility of IR sensing spans thermal imaging, environmental monitoring, industrial process control, … Continue reading

06-Jun-2023 Blog, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Optics

Ion, Electron and Photon Detection plus Imaging Solutions

Enabling technological breakthroughs with innovative imaging and detection solutions, precise instrumentation is a key requirement to measuring and analyzing complex or unknown physical phenomena. Over the last century, many research projects have aimed at better understanding the infinitely small at imperceptible scale. Whether the application requires ion, electron or photon detection, Photonis has the right … Continue reading

10-Jan-2023 Blog, Detectors, Photonis

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

30-Aug-2021 Blog, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Optics

CO2 Laser-Heated Silica Manipulation

The high absorption of infrared light in silica is an established trait that has seen longwave infrared lasers operating at 10.6 µm and 9.3 µm, implemented for a variety of applications over the years. In this article, we will look at three such use cases: laser damage growth mitigation, manufacturing of freeform micro-optics, and fiber … Continue reading

21-Dec-2020 Access Laser, Blog, Lasers
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