In order to turn your optical design from concept to the finished lens, it is crucial to understand what items need to be provided when submitting a request for quote (RFQ).
Topics: Optics Manufacturing 101
Goal: To provide a basic understanding of optical metrology and the Fizeau interferometer. Fizeau interferometry is performed in manufacturing millions of optical components each year.
Goal: To provide an introductory overview of each topic we will be addressing in this blog series. As a result, we will be able to dive deeper into each item to better understand aspheres and how they are manufactured.
Topics: Laser Optics
The Basics of Making Optics
Goal: Give an introduction into how optics are manufactured starting with a design, then conceptualizing how the lens will be made, designing a blank, forming the blank into the finished part, coating, inspection, and finally packaging and shipping.
Topics: Optics Manufacturing