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High-precision ellipsoidal mirrors
Optical Surfaces has announced its precision ellipsoidal mirrors for demanding applications in telescopes, beam expanders and high-resolution x-ray imaging instruments.
Optical Surfaces expands range of large diameter mirror mounts
The OS series of large-diameter mirror mounts from Optical Surfaces are proven to provide a secure platform for larger, high-precision flat, off-axis, and spherical mirrors in stability-critical applications.
Advanced instruments for performing accurate lens measurements
Optical Surfaces reports how high precision off-axis parabolic mirrors it is supplying to OPTIKOS Corporation (Wakefield, USA) function as key components for collimation in their OpTest product line of MTF measurement devices.
Flat etalons improve precision of Fabry–Pérot interferometers
Etalons are widely used in telecommunications, lasers, and spectroscopy to control and measure the wavelengths of light.
Large diameter custom and prototype lenses
Optical Surfaces is a manufacturer of precision custom and prototype lenses for the most demanding camera, collimator, and optical imaging system applications.
Easy alignment beam expander modules
Optical Surfaces Ltd has developed a new modular approach enabling simple set-up of a larger diameter beam expander assembly aligned to your optical experiment.
Optical Surfaces and IPPL collaborate on off-axis parabolic mirrors
Optical Surfaces has collaborated with the Institute of Plasma Physics & Lasers at the Hellenic Mediterranean University (Rethymno, Crete, Greece) to develop high quality customised optics, including off-axis parabolic mirrors, as key focusing elements for their 'Zeus' 45 TW ultrashort laser pulse system.
Large output beam expander optics for interferometric testing
Optical Surfaces has released a large output beam expander optics enabling interferometers to be used for testing of large optical flats up to 600mm in diameter.
Spectrograph optics for space applications
Spectrographs are the ‘go to’ scientific instruments used to study the chemical / physical conditions that exist through a cross-section of space. Combined with a terrestrial or spaceborne telescope a spectrograph can reveal the details that are stored in the spectral distribution of light from a distant star or galaxy.
Easy-to-use, high stability Optical Mounts
Optical Surfaces Ltd, offer a range of optical mounts designed to mechanically support parabolic, spherical, and flat mirrors from 100 to 600mm (4 to 24 inches) in diameter.
Ultra-smooth focusing mirrors for high-power laser experiments
Drawing upon decades of experience, Optical Surfaces is regularly selected by specialist laser research groups including AWE, ELI, LULI, and CLF Rutherford to provide ultra-smooth focusing mirrors and other related optics for the most demanding high-power laser applications.
Diffraction-limited mirrors used to produce holographic gratings
Looking to develop their next generation of high-resolution holographic diffraction gratings – Wasatch Photonics commissioned Optical Surfaces Ltd. to manufacture two large diameter off-axis parabolic mirrors – key components in their production process.
Elliptical optical flats & mirrors
Optical Surfaces, a specialist manufacturer of large, high precision optical flats and coated flat mirrors including a range of non-circular shapes such as elliptical and octagonal.
Fast focusing on-axis parabolic mirrors
Optical Surfaces is a producer of on-axis parabolic mirrors for applications in fundamental, high-power laser physics research.
Growing Demand for Ultra-High Precision Optics
Optical Surfaces Ltd. reports how strong demand for high precision optics and optical systems from the astronomy, fundamental physics and defence communities has enabled it to exceed its annual sales target after just 7-months of 2022. This follows a 20% growth in sales achieved in the previous 2 years.
High magnification beam expander for small aperture applications
Optical Surfaces has developed a compact beam expander that uniquely delivers high magnification (x30) from small aperture (2mm) high power laser beam lines.
Reference flat mirrors for satellite telescope performance verification
Optical Surfaces reports how its high precision reference flat mirrors are enabling testing and precise alignment of Earth observation satellite telescopes.
Telescope system for Zettawatt Equivalent laser
Optical Surfaces has been selected by the Gérard Mourou Centre for fast Optical Science (CUOS) at the University of Michigan (US) to provide beam expander optics for its Zettawatt-Equivalent Ultrashort pulse laser System (ZEUS).
Large optical windows for military sensing applications
Optical Surfaces is an established manufacturer and supplier of large-area windows of optical quality for military sensing applications.
Infrared collimators for performance testing of thermal cameras
Optical Surfaces is a supplier of off-axis parabolic and flat mirrors, the key optical elements in Infrared (IR) collimators commonly used for evaluating the performance of thermal imaging systems.