White Papers

01 October 2019

The conventional optical design approach results in designs that are very sensitive to manufacturing and alignment errors, which means the optical product is difficult to repeatedly manufacture successfully.

A new method, called High-Yield Optimization, produces designs that meet tight performance specifications, provide a higher manufacturing yield, and lower manufacturing costs through less waste.

17 September 2019

The whitepaper compares achievable accuracy of Rayleigh Scatter based beam profiling with conventional methods and builds the link to ISO11146 compliance although non-contact beam profiling isn’t listed in the ISO yet.

12 September 2019

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Surface flatness is a critical parameter for many laser systems but also a key cost driver. In this paper we explore the effect it can have on the focused spot size in a laser material processing system

06 September 2019

The task of specifying the ideal laser module for your application can seem challenging. This whitepaper details the key considerations in specifying your laser, outlining a 7-element approach to success.

10 July 2019

 Broadband monitoring with high signal quality enables use of both broadband and monochromatic layer termination algorithms in the same process when depositing optical interference coatings.