Tag Archives: optical coatings

High LIDT, Low GDD Coatings for High Power Ultrafast Lasers

Dr. Helmut Kessler of Manx Precision Optics (MPO) presented a talk entitled “High LIDT, Low GDD Coatings for High Power Ultrafast Lasers” at the Optical Society (OSA) Laser Application Conference on 5 October 2021. Coatings for ultrafast lasers require a high Laser-Induced Damage Threshold (LIDT) and good Group Delay Dispersion (GDD) performance. This additional demand creates … Continue reading

October 13, 2021 Blog, Manx Precision Optics (MPO), Optics

Chroma Presents Video about Sputtering of Optical Coatings

Chroma Technology presents a video entitled, “Sputtering of Optical Coatings: How Reactive Magnetron Sputter Coating Enables Complex Filter Design and Precision Manufacturing”. Two members of Chroma’s staff, Product Engineer John Atkinson and Director of Marketing Jeff Carmichael, discuss how various forms of high-energy sputtering are used for complex types of hard-coated spectral filters, requiring very … Continue reading

August 13, 2020 Blog, Chroma Technology, Optics