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15mm Dia. x 45mm FL, VIS-EXT Coated, Plano-Convex Lens

UV Fused Silica Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses

UV Fused Silica Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses Any of our lenses with a diameter of 5mm or greater can be specified with blackened edges. To specify the blackening, simply append a –INK to the BBAR coated stock number.
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Diameter (mm):
15.00 -0.025
Effective Focal Length EFL (mm):
45.00 @ 587.6nm
Back Focal Length BFL (mm):
42.94
Coating:
VIS-EXT (350-700nm)
Coating Specification:
Ravg <0.5% @ 350 - 700nm
Substrate: Many glass manufacturers offer the same material characteristics under different trade names. Learn More
Fused Silica (Corning 7980)
Surface Quality:
40-20
Power (P-V) @ 632.8nm:
3 Rings
Irregularity (P-V) @ 632.8nm:
0.5 Rings
Focal Length Tolerance (%):
±1
Centering (arcmin):
<1
Center Thickness CT (mm):
3.00 ±0.10
Edge Thickness ET (mm):
1.59
Radius R1 (mm):
20.63
Clear Aperture CA (mm):
14
f/#:
3
Numerical Aperture NA:
0.17
Type:
Plano-Convex Lens
Bevel:
Protective bevel as needed
Wavelength Range (nm):
350 - 700
Damage Threshold, By Design: Damage threshold for optical components varies by substrate material and coating. Click here to learn more about this specification.
5 J/cm2 @ 532nm, 10ns

Regulatory Compliance

RoHS 2015:
Certificate of Conformance:
Reach 235:

Product Family Description

TECHSPEC® UV Fused Silica Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses VIS-EXT Coated feature precision specifications and a variety of coating options on a broadband substrate. Fused Silica is commonly used in applications from the Ultraviolet (UV) through the Near-Infrared (NIR).  Its low index of refraction, low coefficient of thermal expansion, and low inclusion content make it ideal for laser applications and harsh environmental conditions. TECHSPEC® UV Fused Silica Plano-Convex (PCX) Lenses VIS-EXT Coated feature industry leading diameter and centration specifications, making them ideal for integration into demanding imaging and targeting applications.  These lenses are VIS-EXT coated to increase their coating performance in the visible region. 

Technical Information

FUSED SILICA

Typical transmission of a 3mm thick, uncoated fused silica window across the UV - NIR spectra.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with MgF2 (400-700nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Ravg ≤ 1.75% @ 400 - 700nm (N-BK7)

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with UV-AR (250-425nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Rabs ≤ 1.0% @ 250 - 425nm
Ravg ≤ 0.75% @ 250 - 425nm
Ravg ≤ 0.5% @ 370 - 420nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with UV-VIS (250-700nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Rabs ≤ 1.0% @ 350 - 450nm
Ravg ≤ 1.5% @ 250 - 700nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with VIS-EXT (350-700nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Ravg ≤ 0.5% @ 350 - 700nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with VIS-NIR (400-1000nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Rabs ≤ 0.25% @ 880nm
Ravg ≤ 1.25% @ 400 - 870nm
Ravg ≤ 1.25% @ 890 - 1000nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with VIS 0° (425-675nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Ravg ≤ 0.4% @ 425 - 675nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with YAG-BBAR (500-1100nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Rabs ≤ 0.25% @ 532nm
Rabs ≤ 0.25% @ 1064nm
Ravg ≤ 1.0% @ 500 - 1100nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with NIR I (600 - 1050nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Ravg ≤ 0.5% @ 600 - 1050nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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Typical transmission of a 3mm thick fused silica window with NIR II (750 - 1550nm) coating at 0° AOI.

The blue shaded region indicates the coating design wavelengh range, with the following specification: 

Rabs ≤ 1.5% @ 750 - 800nm
Rabs ≤ 1.0% @ 800 - 1550nm
Ravg ≤ 0.7% @ 750 - 1550nm

Data outside this range is not guaranteed and is for reference only.

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