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Zero Order Waveplate 10 mm

Features:

  • 8 mm clear aperture
  • 10 mm unmounted diameter
  • 12.7 or 25.4 mm mounted diameter
  • 1/2 and 1/4 wave retardation
  • Waveplates are AR coated
  • Very high laser quality
  • High performance specifications
Material crystal quartz - laser quality
Waveplate thickness range 0.3 to 1.3 mm
Wavefront distortion λ/10@632.8 mm
Surface quality 10-5 scratch/dig
Parallelism (wedge) 0.5 Sekunden
Wavelength range 237 nm - 2021 nm
Retardation tolerance ±0.005 λ@632.8 nm
Coating anti reflective, R<0.25% per surface
Damage threshold 1 kW/cm2-CW ,3.5 J/cm2@10ns
Diameter 10 mm, +0.0/-0.25 mm unmounted; 12.7 or 25.4 mm, +0.00/-0.25 mm mounted
Mounted thickness 6.4 (12.7mm) or 7.8 (25.4 mm)

Standard wavelengths for 10 mm waveplates

237 | 248 | 266 | 308 | 325 | 355 | 399 | 405 | 408 | 413 | 423 | 442 | 515 | 532 | 556 | 589 | 633 | 647 | 650 | 660 | 710 | 767 | 780 |  800 | 808 | 820 | 830 | 905 | 946 | 980 | 1050 | 1064 | 1112 | 1315 | 1550 | 1762 | 2021        


Zero Order Waveplate 17.5 mm

Features

  • 15 mm clear aperture
  • 17.5 mm unmounted diameter
  • 1" (25.4) mm mounted diameter
  • 1/2 and 1/4 wave retardation
  • Waveplates are AR coated
  • Very high laser quality
  • High performance specifications
Material crystal quartz - laser quality
Waveplate thickness range 0.3 to 1.3 mm
Wavefront distortion λ/10@632.8 mm
Surface quality 10-5 scratch/dig
Parallelism (wedge) 0.5 arc seconds
Wavelength range 237 nm - 2021 nm
Retardation tolerance ±0.005 waves@632.8 nm
Coating anti reflective, R<0.25% per surface
Damage threshold 1 kW/cm2-CW, 3.5 J/cm2@10ns
Diameter 17.5 mm, +0.0/-0.25 mm unmounted; 25.4 mm, +0.00/-0.25 mm mounted
Mounted thickness 7.8, +0.00/-0.25 mm

Standard wavelengths for 17.5 mm waveplates

237 | 248 | 266 | 308 | 325 | 355 | 399 | 405 | 408 | 413 | 423 | 442 | 458 | 488 | 515 | 532 | 556 | 589 | 633 | 647 | 650 | 660 | 670 | 676 | 694 | 710 | 767 | 780 | 800 | 808 | 820 | 830 | 850 | 905 | 946 | 980 | 1050 | 1064 | 1112 | 1315 | 1550 | 1762 | 1988 | 2021


Zero Order Waveplate 25.4 mm

Features

  • 23 mm clear aperture
  • 25.4 mm unmounted diameter
  • 30 mm mounted diameter
  • 1/2 and 1/4 wave retardation
  • Waveplates are AR coated
  • Very high laser quality
  • High performance specifications
Material crystal quartz - laser quality
Waveplate thickness range 0.3 to 1.3 mm
Wavefront distortion λ/10@632.8 mm
Surface quality 10-5 scratch/dig
Parallelism (wedge) 0.5 arc seconds
Wavelength range per table to the right
Retardation tolerance ±0,005 λ@632.8 nm
Coating anti reflective, R<0.25% per surface
Damage threshold 1 kW/cm2-CW, 3.5 J/cm2@10ns
Diameter 25.4 mm, +0.0/-0.25 mm unmounted; 30 mm, +0.00/-0.25 mm mounted
Mounted thickness 6.0, +0.00/-0.25 mm

Standard wavelengths for 25.4 mm waveplates

266 | 355 | 399 | 405 | 408 | 423 | 455 | 488 | 515 | 532 | 556 | 589 | 633 | 650 | 670 | 780 | 800 | 830 | 960 | 1064 | 1550


Zero Order Waveplate 38 mm & 50 mm

Features

  • Large quality clear aperture
  • Air spaced for high power
  • Clear apertures of 34 & 46 mm
  • Mounted or unmounted
  • Retardation 1/2 and 1/4 wave
  • Waveplates are AR coated
  • High performance specifications
Material crystal quartz - laser quality
Waveplate thickness range 3 mm to 4 mm
Wavefront distortion λ/10@632.8 mm
Surface quality 10-5 scratch/dig
Parallelism (wedge) 0.5 arc seconds
Wavelength range per table to the right
Retardation tolerance ±0.005 λ@632.8 nm
Coating anti reflective, R<0.25% per surface
Damage threshold 1 kW/cm2-CW, 3.5 J/cm2@10ns
Diameter 38.1 mm, +0.0/-0.25 mm unmounted; 50.8 mm, +0.0/-0.25 mm mounted or 50.8 mm +0.0/-0.25 mm unmounted, 76.2 mm +0.0/-0.25 mounted
Mounted thickness 9.0, +0.00/-0.25 mm

Standard wavelengths for 38.1 mm and 50.8 mm waveplates

355 | 532 | 633 | 800 | 1064


Multiple Order & Dual Waveplates

Features

  • Laser quality crystal quartz
  • Clear apertures of 8, 10, 15, 23, 34 or 46 mm
  • Mounted or unmounted
  • Retardations  1/2 and 1/4
  • Waveplates are AR coated
  • High performance specifications
Material crystal quartz - laser quality
Waveplate thickness range 0.3 mm to 2 mm
Wavefront distortion λ/10@632.8 mm
Surface quality 10-5 scratch/dig
Parallelism (wedge) 0.5 arc seconds
Wavelength range 237 nm - 2021 nm
Retardation tolerance ±0.005 λ@632.8 nm
Coating anti reflective, R<0.25% per surface
Damage threshold 1 kW/cm2-CW, 3.5 J/cm2@10ns
Diameter 10, 12.5, 17.5, 25.4, 38.1 and 50.8 mm, +0.0/-0.25 mm unmounted; or mounted in appropriate sized mounting rings
Mounted thickness depends on mount diameter

Standard wavelengths for multiple order waveplates

237 | 248 | 266 | 308 | 325 | 355 | 399 | 405 | 408 | 413 | 423 | 442 | 458 | 488 | 515 | 532 | 556 | 589 | 633 | 647 | 650 | 660 | 670 | 676 | 694 | 710 | 787 | 780 | 800 | 808 | 820 | 830 | 850 | 905 | 946 | 980 | 1050 | 1064 | 1112 | 1315 | 1550 | 1762 | 1988 | 2021


Achromatic Waveplates

Features

  • Low retardation variations
  • Four broad spectral ranges
  • Cemented constructions
  • Clear aperture of 23 mm
  • Unmounted diameter of 25.4 mm
  • Mounted in a 30 mm ring
  • Retardations of λ/2 and λ/4 wave
Substrate material crystal quartz & MgF2
Retardance λ/2 and λ/4
Retardation tolerance λ/100 over wavelength range
Clear aperture 23 mm
Temp coeefficient of retardation less than λ/500 per °C
Wavelength ranges 1=465-610 nm, 4=640-850 nm, 2=700-1000 nm, 3=1200-1650 nm
Transmitted wavefront distortion λ/4@633 nm
Surface quality 20-10 scratch/dig
Beam deviation less than 1 arc minute
Parallelism less than 1 arc minute
AOI range for less than 1% change in retardance +/-3°
Optical axis marked on the mounting ring
Temperature storage range -40°C to +75°C
Damage threshold 2J/cm2 (8 ns puls@1064 nm); 500 kW/cm2, CW
Diameter mounted 25.4 mm
Ring thickness 30 mm
Coating Ravg less than 1% at 465-610 nm per surface, Ravg less than 0.7% at 610-850 nm per surface, Ravg less than 0.6% at 700-1000 nm per surface, Ravg less than 0.5% at 1200-1650 nm per surface

Wavelength options:

  1. VIS 465 to 610 nm
  2. VIS/NIR 610 to 850 nm
  3. NIR 700 to 1000 nm
  4. IR 1200 to 1650 nm

 

 


Achromatic Waveplates - Air Spaced - 12.7 mm

Features

  • Low retardation variations
  • Four broad spectral ranges
  • Air spaced for high power
  • Clear aperture of 12 mm
  • Mounted in a 25.4 mm ring
  • Retardations of λ/2 and λ/4 wave
Substrate material crystal quartz & MgF2
Retardance λ/4 and λ/2
Retardation tolerance λ/100 over wavelength range
Clear aperture 12 mm
Temp coefficient of retardation less than λ/500 per °C
Wavelength ranges 1=465-610 nm, 4=610-850 nm, 2=700-1000 nm, 3=1200-1650 nm
Transmitted wavefront distortion λ/4@633 nm
distortion λ/4@633 nm Surface quality 20-10 scratch/dig
Beam deviation 0.5°
Parallelism less than 1 arc minute
AOI range for less than 1% change in retardance +/-3°
Optical axis marked on the mounting ring
Temperature storage range -40°C bis +75°C
Damage threshold 2J/cm2 (8 ns pulse@1064 nm); 500 kW/cm2, CW
Diameter mounted 25.4 mm
Ring thickness 8 and 9 mm
Coating Ravg less than 1% at 465-610 nm per surface, Ravg less than 0.7% at 610-850nm per surface, Ravg less than 0.6% at 700-1000nm per surface, Ravg less than 0.5% at 1200-1650 nm per surface

Wavelength options:

  1. VIS 465 to 610 nm
  2. VIS/NIR 610 to 850 nm
  3. NIR 700 to 1000 nm
  4. IR 1200 to 1650 nm
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