Knight Optical (UK) Ltd Datasheets for Optical Polarizers

Optical polarizers are optical devices that can transform unpolarized or natural light into polarized light, usually by the selective transmission of polarized rays.
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Circular sheet polarizers are comprised of a linear polarizer cemented to a quarter wave plate, therefore polarizing the output light. If light passes through the polarizer and is reflected back...
Knight Optical supplies quality achromatic retarders made from quality crystal quartz and magnesium fluoride, then mounted with an air gap in durable blackened aluminium rings for ease of integration and...
Knight Optical supplies quality and cost effective low order wave plates made from optical grade AR-coated, crystallized quartz and mounted in durable blackened aluminium rings for ease of integration and...
Knight Optical supplies quality and cost effective zero order quartz retarders wave plates made from optical grade AR-coated, crystallized quartz and mounted in durable blackened aluminium rings for ease of...
Linear sheet polarisers are used for a broad range of applications including the production of LCD monitors and TVs, photography and other lighting and entertainment systems such as projectors. Knight...
Mica retarders present a cost effective alternative to traditional quartz types and benefit from being moderately achromatic. Mica retarders are made from thin layers of weakly birefringent mica held between...
Plastic retarders are a cost effective alternative to mica or quartz which are generally 0.8mm thick and available in large sizes. Our stock range includes one wave plates which can...
The HR polarizers are from the former Polaroid/3M range. Original HNPB polarizers are now obsolete however we supply a similar replacement that works extremely efficiently into the UV wavelength at...