Qioptiq 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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Product Name Notes
Retardation Sheets ?/4 Retardation sheets are achromatic sheets of 0.3 mm thickness. These sheets work according to conventional Gypsum- or Mica plates. Quarter-waveplate sheet especially suitable in the wavelength range of 480 -...
Optical Contacted Polarizing Beamsplitter Cubes These polarizing beamsplitter cubes are derived from a unique combination of Ion-Beam-Sputtering coatings, ultraprecise fabrication capabilities and the patent-pending, epoxy-free bonding technology -Chemically Activated Direct Bonding™ which results in a...
Polarization Filter 80 in Rotary Mount Thin sheet polarizer without plastic protective film, directly cemented between plano cover glass Ideal for stress analysis and polarimetry Sizable free aperture Linear polarizing Glass filter Mean transmittance of single...
Double Glan-Taylor Prism Polarizer Composed of a symmetric arrangement of three air-spaced (uncemented) calcite prisms Extremely large extinction ratios Large angular fields of view Mounted, fits to Microbench Transmits over the range 250 -...
Glan-Thompson Prism Polarizers Composed of two cemented calcite prisms with their optical axes aligned parallel to their hypotenuse faces Extremely large extinction ratios Angular fields are larger than those of Glan-Taylor prisms Angular...
Rochon Prism Polarizer Consists of two calcite prisms Extremely large extinction ratios Ordinary ray is achromatic Mounted, fits to Microbench Maximum deviation of the ordinary ray is better than 3' Uncoated Surface flatness...
Polarizing Beamsplitter Cubes For 450 - 550 nm, 550 - 700 nm, and 700 - 900 nm (TSWP 800) Over-all transmission of the cubes Tp≥ 90 %, typical Tp≥
Fused Silica Brewster Polarizer For complete polarization of light Rectangular design Fused silica Extinction ratio > 500:1 at 1064 nm Angel of incidence = 57° ± 2° Damage thresholds: > 30 J/cm2 at...
Polarization Filter Type VIS 4 K Linearly polarizes dichroic sheet polarizer Ideally suited for demonstrations or testing, stress analysis, and for continuously attenuating linearly polarized light at constant clear aperture Strikes a good compromise between high...
Retardation Plates Made of crystal quartz Antireflective coating (R < 0.2 % at central wavelength) Wavefront distortion: λ/8 (at 632.8 nm) Surface quality: 2 x 0.063 (20/10 scratch and dig) Parallelism better...
Glan-Taylor Prism Polarizers Polarizing cube composed of two air-spaced calcite prisms with their optical axes aligned mutually parallel Extremely large extinction ratios Virtually no deviation of extraordinary ray Mounted, outer diamteter fits to...
Achromatic Retarders Retardations: λ/2 and λ/4 Three different broad wavelength ranges Cemented Mounted versions fit to Microbench Transmission > 86 % Uncoated; coating available on request Surface flatness: λ/4 at 633 nm...
Thin Film Polarizers Special beamsplitter coatings yield highly polarized transmitted beams Combine extreme spectral bandwidth with superb extinction ratio and transmittance Extinction ratio transmission > 10,000:1 (ΦTp : ΦTs) at...