White Paper

How To Select A Spherical Lens

Source: CVI Laser Optics

Optical systems use lenses to focus, collimate, expand, collect, and image light. Ranging from convex to concave, and bestform to aspheric, any lens selection must be made with the utmost consideration for its purpose as well as its required quality. This white paper delivers a review of singlet spherical lens shapes, and guidance on deciding the best lens characteristics for each application. Download the full paper for more in-depth information, and a selection guide on all of the spherical lenses that CVI Laser Optics offers.