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Advantages Of Multiple Band Pass Filters In Telecommunications Applications
Multi band filters help optimize price-performance balance while also conserving space, simplifying design, and improving (or offering equivalent) performance versus single band filters.
What Are Thin-Film Optical Filters?
Thin-film optical filters are made by depositing alternating thin layers of materials with special optical properties onto a substrate, such as optical-grade glass. As light makes its way through the optical filter, its direction changes as it passes from one layer to the next, resulting in internal interference.
Fiber Optics Can Do That?
Rigid and flexible fiber optic image guides offer a powerful way to manipulate image planes and achieve remote viewing.
Hybrid Gain Flattening Filters In Optical Fiber Amplifiers
Hybrid GFFs save space, simplify system layouts, cost less than a two-filter setup, and offer unparalleled reliability. Meet the new standard in optical fiber amplifier components.
What Is A UV Filter?
A UV blocking filter or ultraviolet optical filter prevents ultraviolet light transmission. UV filters are commonly used in photography to reduce the level of ultraviolet light that strikes the recording medium.
What Is A Dichroic Filter?
A dichroic filter, thin-film filter, or interference filter is a very accurate color filter used to selectively pass light of a small range of colors while reflecting other colors. By comparison, dichroic mirrors and dichroic reflectors tend to be characterized by the color(s) of light that they reflect, rather than the color(s) they pass.
What Is A Neutral Density Filter?
A neutral density, or ND, optical filter reduces or modifies the intensity of all wavelengths or colors of light equally, therefore providing for no changes in the hue of the color rendition. Neutral density filters can be colorless or clear, or they can be grey in tone.
OPTICAL FILTERS VIDEOS
Iridian Spectral Technologies: The #1 Choice For OEM Manufacturers
Iridian Spectral Technologies offers advanced thin film optical filter technology for telecom, spectroscopic instrumentation and lasers, as well as biophotonics, micro-optics, and aerospace applications.
The Challenges Of Using And Manufacturing Optical Filters In Earth-Observation
Optical filters play a key part in providing wavelength selections in earth-observation systems, but they provide a unique challenge in space-based applications. Jason Palidwar with Iridian Spectral talked to us about some of those challenges, and how his organization has addressed them.
Clear The Air: Challenges In MWIR Optical Sensing
Jason Palidwar with Iridian Spectral Technologies spent some time with us on the last day of SPIE’s 2016 DCS exhibition to talk about the challenges encountered in the mid-wave spectrum and how his company has worked around them.
Optical Filter And Coating Solutions
Jason Palidwar of Iridian Spectral kicked off our DSS exhibition coverage by giving us a closer look at what they’re showcasing this year.
New MLWIR Bandpass And Multi-Zone Optical Filters
Iridian Spectral has been busy expanding its product offerings, and Hongbai Lao was kind enough to show us what the company was featuring at the show.