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Glass Fab Inc.
- Rochester, NY
A History of Quality Since 1974 Glass Fab Inc. has met customers' stringent specifications by providing fabricated parts made of optical glass, filter glass, fused quartz and fused silica, low expansion materials, and various other optical materials. Because of this, Glass Fab has grown to become...
- San Clemente, CA
For over 30 years, Reynard Corporation has been a premier supplier of custom optics and thin-film coatings to a global customer base. Reynard focuses on manufacturing the highest quality products with excellent customer service by building relationships with our customers and understanding their...
Spectrogon US Inc., Sub. of Spectrogon AB
- Mountain Lakes, NJ
Spectrogon manufactures and develops optical filters, thin film coatings, and holographic diffraction gratings. The company continuously improves production techniques and craftsmanship in order to supply our customers with state of the art products. Optical Interference Filters We design and...
A.R.W. Optical Corporation
- Wilmington, NC
ARW Optical is your reliable manufacturer of quality optics and coatings. Beamsplitters • Prototyping through volume-production quantities • High-performance and durable optical coatings • Custom sizes • On-time delivery Coatings • Standard and custom-designed...
- Santa Paula, CA
Abrisa Technologies designs, manufactures and distributes precision optical coating solutions and custom glass fabricated optical products. Fabrication capabilities include cutting, edging, screen printing, strengthening, machining and cleaning. Coatings include AR, ITO, IMITO, heat control, UV,...
Berliner Glas KGaA Herbert Kubatz GmbH & Co.
- Berlin, Germany
The Berliner Glas Group is one of the world's leading providers of optical key components, assemblies and systems as well as high-quality refined technical glass. With more than 1100 employees, BERLINER GLAS develops, produces and integrates optics, mechanics and electronics into innovative...
Bond Optics LLC
- Lebanon, NH
Bond Optics manufactures high precision custom optical components (Prisms, Windows, Lenses, Beamsplitters, Mirrors) from prototype to production. Our superior quality optics, produced to exact design specifications, are used in a variety of industries including aerospace, biomedical,...
Chroma Technology Corp.
- Bellows Falls, VT
Chroma Technology Corp. is a manufacturer of interference filters for the ultraviolet, visible and near-infrared portions of the spectrum, including bandpass, multiple bandpass, and long- and short-pass filters, as well as beamsplitters, dichroic mirrors and laser rejection filters. We specialize...
- Oak Ridge, NJ
Esco Optics is excited to announce we have recently closed on the purchase of a modern 15K square foot facility in Oak Ridge NJ. The new building has expansion potential of up to 34K square feet of which we will begin as soon as we are cleared to start. Esco Optics now has the rare opportunity to...
Gurley Precision Instruments Inc.
- Troy, NY
At Gurley Precision Instruments, we have taken Optographics from its infancy to the continuously expanding state of the art that we have today. Some of our more standardized Optographic products include: Reticles, Resolution Targets (including USAF & Sayce), Gratings, Step Wedges, Optical...
Hoya Corporation USA, Optics Div.
- Milpitas, CA
HOYA CORPORATION USA Optics Division is a leading supplier of colored filter glasses, advanced optical materials and specialty glasses in raw, semi-finished and finished forms. Our color filter glass substrates are available in a wide-range of spectral characteristics covering the ultraviolet to...
- Pittsfield, NH
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- Harrietsham, England
KO is a global leader in the production and distribution of high quality scientific optical components. We have built a reputation specializing in the supply of quality precision optics, mechanical and sub-assemblies providing high quality optical solutions. Our developing product portfolio...
Lambda Research Optics Inc. (USA)
- Costa Mesa, CA
For more than 15 years, Lambda Research Optics, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer of laser optics with high power thin film coatings and high precision fabrications. Lambda serves a wide range of industries, such as Biotech, Semi-conductor, Industrial, Defense & Security, and many...
Midwest Optical Systems Inc. (MidOpt)
- Palatine, IL
Midwest Optical Systems, headquartered in Palatine, Illinois, has 30 years of experience and innovation in the fields of optical design, fabrication and inspection. Midopt strives to be the worldwide leader in machine vision filters and optical solutions. We are represented in over 30 countries,...
National Photocolor Corp.
- Mamaroneck, NY
National Photocolor is a manufacturer of off-the-shelf and custom pellicles. We offer a broad selection of pellicle beamsplitters, filters and windows for UV to IR applications. Many custom type coatings and specially sized mounts are available for shipment within days after receipt of an order....
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- Franklin, MA
Newport's Franklin facility has been supplying Corion® brand optical filters since 1967. With the acquisition of Spectra-Physics Lasers and Photonics which included the Franklin coating facility, Newport significantly expanded it's thin-film capabilities, broadening the portfolio of...
OPCO Laboratory Inc.
- Fitchburg, MA
OPCO specializes in Precision Fabrication of Lenses, Prisms, Beamsplitters, High Reflection Mirrors, Windows, Domes, Filters and Flow Cells. Optimize product performance with affordable custom precision optical components designed to meet your requirements. OPCO specializes in Precision...
PFG Precision Optics
- Ocean Springs, MS
At PFG Precision Optics our first priority has always focused on advancing technical competence to provide superior optical products to our customers. We produce a broad offering of very high precision spherical and flat optics, together with an extensive variety of durable long lifetime thin film...
Rainbow Research Optics Inc.
- Centennial, CO
Manufacturer of precision optical components and high-power laser coatings from UV to IR. Supplier of stock and custom optics. Products include lenses, beamsplitters, filters, windows, mirrors, waveplates, large wedges and prisms. In-house coatings include antireflection, high reflection, dichroic...
Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (RMI)
- Lafayette, CO
As one of the original laser optics manufacturers in the US, Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (RMI) has a longstanding history of developing and advancing high quality precision custom optics, specialty coatings, simple and complex opto-mechanical assemblies for Deep UV through Far IR applications....
SCHOTT North America Inc., Advanced Optics
- Duryea, PA
SCHOTT is a multinational, technology based group developing and manufacturing special glass, specialty materials, components and systems for 130 years to improve how people live and work. SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in...
Acton Optics & Coatings, Bus. Unit of Roper Technologies, Inc.
- Acton, MA
Changchun DeLn Optics Co. Ltd., Sub. of DeLn Industrial Development Co. Ltd.
- Changchun, China
Coursen Coating Labs Inc.
- Costa Mesa, CA
Guernsey Coating Laboratories Inc.
- Ventura, CA
Simphoton Optronics Co. Ltd.
- Xi'an, China
AHF analysentechnik AG
- Tuebingen, Germany
American Polarizers Inc.
- Reading, PA
Astra Products Inc.
- Copiague, NY
Avian Technologies LLC
- New London, NH
bk Interferenzoptik Elektronik GmbH
- Nabburg, Germany
Cheshire Optical Inc.
- Laconia, NH
Curtis Technology Inc.
- San Diego, CA
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- Ithaca, NY
- Sofia, Bulgaria
- Whitinsville, MA
- Balzers, Liechtenstein
Frontier Optics Inc.
- Tustin, CA
- Basildon, England
Infinite Optics Inc.
- Santa Ana, CA
International Micro Photonix Inc.
- North Andover, MA
- Shanghai, China
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- Hadano, Japan
- Munich, Germany
L&L Optical Services Inc.
- Santa Ana, CA
- Berg, Germany
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- Borlange, Sweden
Maier Photonics Inc.
- Manchester Center, VT
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- Westford, MA
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- Sunnyvale, CA
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- Stanton, CA
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- Cherkassy, Ukraine
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- Houston, TX
- New York, NY
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- Wilmington, MA
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- Ann Arbor, MI
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- Brokdorf, Germany
Republic Lens Co. Inc.
- Bangor, PA
Santec USA Corp., Sub. of Santec Corp.
- Hackensack, NJ
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- Van Nuys, CA
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- St. Leonards On Sea, England
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- Shanghai, China
- Clark, NJ
- Taby, Sweden
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- Glenrothes, Scotland
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- Hackettstown, NJ
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- Atascadero, CA
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- Erie, CO
- Milton, England
neutral density filter
A light filter that equally decreases the intensity of all wavelengths of light without altering the relative spectral distribution of the energy.
A homogeneous optical medium or coating that transmits only in particular regions of the spectrum. It is used to change or modify the total or relative energy distribution of a beam of light.
filters neutral density
filters light intensity
decrease light intensity
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