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Understanding flatness

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Understanding flatness

Precision flatness plays a crucial role in various industries, ensuring the optimal performance of components in applications ranging from semiconductor manufacturing to aerospace engineering. Learn more about the science of flatness and how it's defined

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SPIE Photonics West 2024

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SPIE Photonics West 2024

The world of photonics and optics converges in San Francisco January 30-Feb 1 at SPIE Photonics West. Visit the Esco Optics team at Booth #4229, Hall F as we look forward to a productive new year.

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Understanding Optical Filters

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Understanding Optical Filters

Learn more about when to use optical filter glass vs. optical coatings. Optical filters selectively transmit light in a particular range of wavelengths, that is, colors, while absorbing the remainder. Coatings, on the other hand, can be tailored to very specific wavelengths. 

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Prototype optics vs. production optics

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Prototype optics vs. production optics

An inside view on considerations for prototypes vs. productions methods. Our sales representative Mike Vergo walks through the steps of flat and spherical optical components.

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Advancing optical manufacturing for future applications

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Advancing optical manufacturing for future applications

Precision optics manufacturing plays a crucial role in telecommunications, aerospace and defense, healthcare, and consumer electronics. But as the field experiences a notable increase in complexity, the manufacturing process is becoming more challenging.

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