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Laser Windows

Windows are optical glass that have been ground and polished to form two surfaces parallel to each other. They are commonly used as protective devices for electronic sensors, optical lenses, and laser devices. Windows do not change the magnification of the system. The window piece does not change the magnification of the system. ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: N-BK7, Fused Silica, UV Grade Fused Silica, IR Grade Fused Silica, Sapphire, Ge, ZnSe, ZnS, CaF2, IR Grade CaF2, MgF2, BaF2, Si
Antireflection Coating:
Diameter: 6-100 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig, 20-10 scratch-dig, 40-20 scratch-dig, 60-40 scratch-dig, 80-50 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20, lambda/10, lambda/8, lambda/6, lambda/4, lambda/2, 1 lambda, Lambda/40, Other
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Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
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Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
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Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
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Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
...
Data Sheet
Acton Optics presents UV Narrowband AR-Coated Windows featuring durable, electron-beam–deposited dielectrics designed to minimize reflections occurring from uncoated surfaces of substrates. These low-absorption coatings are ideal for increasing the transmittance properties of lenses and reducing second-surface reflections of ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: UV Grade Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/20
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Data Sheet
Experience cutting-edge performance with ARD-OPTICS High-Precision Optical Windows, made from top-quality sapphire and other glass materials. Our optical windows boast exceptional specifications, including surface quality up to S/D-10/5 according to MIL-PRF-13830B, surface flatness up to lambda/10 @632nm, and parallelism of polished ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: N-BK7, Fused Silica, UV Grade Fused Silica, IR Grade Fused Silica, Sapphire, MgF2, Other
Antireflection Coating: Uncoated
Diameter: 5-200 mm
Surface Quality: 20-10 scratch-dig, 40-20 scratch-dig, 60-40 scratch-dig, 80-50 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/10, lambda/8, lambda/6, lambda/4, lambda/2, 1 lambda
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Data Sheet
Introducing ARD Optics' Custom Made Step and Wedge Windows - precision optical solutions designed for demanding applications. Our windows are meticulously crafted from a variety of materials including Sapphire, Fused Silica, BK-7 glass, and many more to match the specific requirements of your project. Our step and wedge windows are ...

Specifications

Material: ZnSe, Custom, Sapphire, Si, BK7, BaF2, MgF2, IR Grade CaF2, CaF2, IR Grade FS, UVFS, FS
Surface Flatness: Lambda/10, Lambda/8, Lambda/6, Lambda/4, Lambda/2, Lambda, Other
Surface Quality (Scratch-Dig): 10-5, 20-10, 40-20, 60-40, 80-50
Wedge Angle: 1-360 arc minutes
Diameter: 1-350 mm
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Data Sheet
Optical Windows by Bern Optics
Bern Optics Inc
Bern Optics produces highly precise instrument windows that can be customized with a range of reflective or anti-reflection coatings. Available in different glass types, with or without chamfers, and can be produced in custom shapes.

Specifications

Substrate Material: Other
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: -- mm
Surface Quality: Not Specified
Surface Flatness: Not Specified
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Data Sheet
This optical window is designed to separate, seal, or protect other components in industrial, biomedical, infrared, and military/defense applications.   It is fabricated with two flat, optically transparent surfaces that have exceptional parallelism and transmitted wavefront.

Specifications

Substrate Material: N-BK7, Other
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: -- mm
Surface Quality: 10-5 scratch-dig, 20-10 scratch-dig, 40-20 scratch-dig, 60-40 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: Other
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Data Sheet
Product Description: The BK7 Glass Window is an optically flat, transparent optical material that allows light into an optical instrument. It is a piece of optical glass with ground and polished faces that are relatively parallel.            This window is designed to protect fragile optical ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: N-BK7
Antireflection Coating: Coated, Uncoated
Diameter: 50 mm
Surface Quality: 40-20 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: lambda/2
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Data Sheet
The Fused Silica Window is made of high-purity quartz glass, which makes it ideal for applications requiring excellent chemical stability, electrical insulation, and high-temperature resistance. It has a low coefficient of thermal expansion, making it suitable for use in environments with varying temperatures.

Specifications

Substrate Material: Fused Silica
Antireflection Coating: Uncoated
Diameter: -- mm
Surface Quality: Not Specified
Surface Flatness: Not Specified
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Data Sheet
ZnSe is a popular infrared material due to its low absorption rate of infrared light and wide transmission range. It is widely used in infrared optical systems for making windows, lenses, and prisms.

Specifications

Substrate Material: ZnSe
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 3-300 mm
Surface Quality: Not Specified
Surface Flatness: 1 lambda
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Data Sheet
These sapphire windows are designed for demanding optical applications where image quality and minimizing birefringence effects are important. The starting material selected has negligible lattice distortion and high purity, ensuring superior performance. Catalog No.  | Diameter | Thickness | Orientation | PriceMSPW050/010M ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: Sapphire
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 1.27 mm
Surface Quality: Not Specified
Surface Flatness: Other
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Data Sheet
These single crystal sapphire substrates are ideal for epitaxial deposition of GaN and other III-V and II-VI thin-films for use in the manufacture of bright blue and green LED’s. C-axis [0001] oriented wafers are available in the sizes shown below.  One side is highly polished to 1 nm or less and the second side is either ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: Sapphire
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 50.8 mm
Surface Quality: Not Specified
Surface Flatness: Not Specified
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Data Sheet
Meller Optics offers three grades of sapphire windows which can be purchased “off the shelf”. The first is Meller Optics “Standard Quality”. These windows offer an economical choice for a variety of optical, mechanical, and electronic applications.   The strength, wear resistance, chemical inertness, beneficial thermal ...

Specifications

Substrate Material: Sapphire
Antireflection Coating: Coated
Diameter: 6.35 mm
Surface Quality: 80-50 scratch-dig
Surface Flatness: Other
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Data Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

Laser windows are typically made from materials such as fused silica, sapphire, and BK7 glass. The choice of material depends on factors such as the laser wavelength, power level, and application requirements.

Anti-reflection coatings on laser windows are designed to minimize the amount of light reflected back into the laser system, which can cause interference and reduce overall efficiency. These coatings work by reducing the difference in refractive index between the window material and the surrounding air, thereby minimizing the amount of light that is reflected.

The maximum power level that laser windows can handle depends on various factors such as the window material, thickness, and coating. It's important to consult with an optics expert or manufacturer to determine the appropriate window for your specific laser application.

Laser windows can be designed and manufactured to withstand high temperatures, depending on the specific application requirements. Materials such as sapphire and fused silica are often used for high-temperature applications.

Maintaining and cleaning laser windows is important to ensure optimal performance and longevity. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning and handling the windows, and avoid touching the optical surfaces with bare hands. Use cleanroom gloves and lint-free wipes to clean the windows, and avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could scratch or damage the surfaces.

Yes, laser windows can be designed and coated to achieve both transmission and reflection properties. These dual-purpose windows are often used in applications where precise control of the laser beam is required.

The typical thickness of laser windows can range from a few millimeters to several centimeters, depending on the window material, laser power level, and application requirements.

Yes, laser windows can be designed and coated to work in ultrafast laser applications, where pulse durations are typically in the femtosecond range. Materials such as sapphire and fused silica are commonly used for ultrafast laser windows.

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Did You know?

Did you know that laser windows are a critical component in laser systems? These windows are designed to allow laser beams to pass through while protecting the laser system from environmental factors such as dust, debris, and moisture. Laser windows are available in a variety of materials, including fused silica, sapphire, and BK7 glass, and can be customized to meet specific application requirements. Factors to consider when choosing a laser window include the laser wavelength, power level, and beam size, as well as the desired level of transmission and reflection. Consult with an optics expert or manufacturer to determine the best laser windows for your specific needs.