|12/10/2006||Sapphire Laser Optics Transmit From the UV to IR|
|Custom fabricated sapphire laser optics for excimer, alexandrite, Nd:Yag, ER:Yag, Ho:Yag, and other types of medical, defense, and environmental lasers are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.
Meller Custom Sapphire Optics include plano-convex, plano-concave, and meniscus lenses, windows, mirrors, and waveplates fabricated to specifica-tion from 1/4” to 10” dia. and 1/2 mm to 1” thick. Providing up to 85% transmission uncoated, from the UV to IR, they can also be supplied with various types of A/R coatings for enhancing transmission to >99%.
Featuring Moh 9 hardness, which is second only to diamond, Meller Custom Sapphire Optics exhibit flatness to 1/10th wave, parallelism to 2 arc-sec., and surface finishes to <0.5 nm. Chemically inert and extremely durable, these laser optics can incorporate drilled holes, slots, stepped edges, elliptical edge shaping, or metallization to facilitate assembly.
Meller Custom Sapphire Optics are priced according to configuration, size, and quantity. Literature and price quotations are available upon request.
For more information contact:
Meller Optics, Inc.
Steve Lydon, Marketing
120 Corliss St. / P.O. Box 6001
Providence, RI 02940
(800) 821-0180 FAX (401) 331-0519