Qioptiq Datasheets for Waveplates and Retardation Plates

Waveplates and retardation plates are optical elements with two principal axes, one slow and one fast, which resolve an incident polarized beam into two mutually perpendicular polarized beams. The emerging beam recombines to form
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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 -...
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...
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...