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What are diffraction gratings?

Diffraction gratings separate polychromatic light into component wavelengths.

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What is the difference between holographic and ruled diffraction gratings?

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Richardson Gratings™ Unboxing

Learn about high-precision diffraction gratings from Richardson Gratings available in-stock and ready for immediate shipping from Edmund Optics.

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All About Diffraction Gratings

Learn about how diffraction gratings separate incident light into separate beam paths, different types of gratings, and how to choose the best grating for you.

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What is the difference between Rowland circle and polychromator mounts for gratings?

Understanding Rowland circle and polychromator mounts for diffraction gratings is important for selecting the proper concave grating for your application.

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What is the difference between reflective and transmission gratings?

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Diffraction

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The Airy Disk and Diffraction Limit

The diffraction pattern caused when light passes through an aperture is called the Airy Disk. Find out how the Airy Disk can impact your image at Edmund Optics.

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How do I handle and clean my gratings?

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Diffraction Grating

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Diffraction Limit

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Double-Concave (DCV) Lens

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Plano-Concave (PCV) Lens

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Is it possible to find Plano-Concave (PCV) or Double Concave (DCV) lenses where the diameter is greater than the focal length?

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Helpful Tips for Selecting the Correct Diffraction Grating

Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of different types of diffraction gratings and how to choose the best grating for your specific optical application.

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What is stray light and how will it affect my system?

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How do the efficiency curves relate to the actual amount of light I will see at any given wavelength?

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Optics 101: Level 1 Theoretical Foundations

Have a question about theoretical foundations? Find out more about the electromagnetic spectrum, interference, reflection, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Is there a limit to the range of angles in which a CGH can be used?

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First Contact Polymer Solution

First Contact Polymer Solution is an easy-to-use liquid polymer for cleaning the surfaces of lenses and other optical components (see below for a more extensive list)

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What are Ultra-Thin Filters?

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Cleaning Optics

Looking for the best way to clean optics? Learn more about the different cleaning products and methods, along with tips to handle optics at Edmund Optics.

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Non-Circular Optics for System Miniaturization

Trimming the Fat: Truncating Lenses to Shrink Systems

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What is the difference between an inked lens and a non-inked one?

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I am trying to determine whether it is possible to use a reversed lens to defocus a collimated beam into a ball lens in order to increase the BFL of the ball lens. What formulas would I need to use to calculate the lens required and its position?

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Aberrations

Need help understanding aberration theory? Learn about a few fundamental concepts to help clarify your understanding at Edmund Optics.

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LC (Low Cost) Fixed YAG Beam Expanders

LC (Low Cost) Fixed YAG Beam Expanders are simple 2-element, cost-effective solutions to beam expansion.

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What is the blaze angle and blaze wavelength of a grating and how are they related?

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What is the grating equation?

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Multiphoton Microscopy

Multiphoton microscopy is ideal for capturing high-resolution 3D images with reduced photobleaching and phototoxicity compared to confocal microscopy.

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