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  • State-of-the-Art Metrology Equipment

  • In-House Optical Assembly Testing

  • Over 50 Employees in Quality Control Functions

  • Testing and Certification Reports Available Upon Request


Edmund Optics® employs a wide variety of metrology equipment to ensure the quality of the optical components and assemblies manufactured in our 5 global manufacturing facilities. We also conduct in-house testing of imaging performance and environmental testing for temperature, humidity, and shock and vibration. Edmund Optics has a proven track record of tailored testing for custom optical assemblies. Product testing and certification reports are also available upon request. Our metrology equipment, including interferometers, profilometers, spectrophotometers, and coordinate measurement machines (CMMs), is one component of Edmund Optics' strict global quality program – to learn more about the program, please visit our Quality webpage.


Optical Metrology Capabilities

  • Interferometers, Profilometers, Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM), and a host of Optical and Mechanical Metrology
  • Radiometrics: Straylight, Veiling Glare, and more
  • Semi-Automated MTF Measurement Equipment
  • UV/VIS/NIR Coating Characterization through Varian and PerkinElmer Spectrophotometers
  • Environmental Testing Equipment such as Vibration, Humidity, Immersion, and Thermal Cycling
  • Calibration of Equipment in Accordance with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and AS9100 via GageTrak by Cybermetrics
  • Over 50 Employees in Quality Control Functions Across the Company
  • Product Testing and Certification Reports Available Upon Request

In-House Optical Assembly Testing

  • MTF
  • Stray Light
  • Telecentricity
  • Wavefront Distortion
  • White Light Interferometry
  • Mechanical Profilometry
  • Laser Beam Profiling
  • Much More!

State-of-the-Art Equipment

Aspheric Equipment
Zygo® VeriFire™ High Resolution Interferometer

Meet Pat McKenna: Metrology Master

Meet Pat McKenna, Optical Engineer and Edmund Optics' Metrology Master. Pat is prepared to help you measure your optic with the utmost precision, no matter the size or tolerance. When you need accuracy down to the wavelength – what can we measure for you? Contact us today!

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Learning Resources

Application Notes

Technical information and application examples including theoretical explanations, equations, graphical illustrations, and much more.

Laser Damage Threshold Testing

Optical Flats

Edmund Optics Preferred Glasses

Understanding Optical Specifications

Understanding Surface Quality Specifications based on U.S. Standard MIL-PRF-13830B

Published Articles

Links to technical articles appearing in industry publications authored by Edmund Optics® or featuring contributions from Edmund Optics' engineering team and key management.

The Long and Short of It: Techniques for Measuring Aspheres