Knight Optical (UK) Ltd Datasheets for Aspheric Lenses

Aspheric lenses compensate for spherical aberration and are used primarily for their light gathering ability.


Aspheric Lenses: Learn more

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Most of the single lens forms, planoconvex, planoconcave, meniscus and aspheric, are available in plastic. Plastic lenses are generally cheaper and lighter than glass equivalents but of lower quality. Plastic...
Plastic Aspheric Lenses are relatively cheap as they are mass produced, moulded or pressed, plastic. The surface quality of plastic aspheric lenses is worse than most conventionally polished lenses. However...
These fire-polished aspheric lenses are glass lenses manufactured by a simple moulding process and polished by heating just enough to melt the surface and allow surface tension to smooth out...
Traditionally lens surfaces have been sections of a sphere. For many applications this leaves spherical aberration as the dominant defect of any image so created. Aspheric lenses are used to...