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Cyclindrical lenses are lenses having at least one surface that is formed like a portion of a cylinder. Cylindrical lenses are used to correct astigmatism in the eye, and, in rangefinders, to produce astigmatism, stretching a point of light into a line.
A.R.W. Optical Corporation - Wilmington, NC
Manufacturer of custom, standard and OEM optical components and coatings in the UV to IR region. Provides rapid prototyping through volume production for all industries. Products include assemblies, beamsplitters, filters, lenses (achromatic, cylindrical, spherical), mirrors (cylindrical, flat,...
A.M.F. Optics, Inc. - Woburn, MA
Manufacturer of precision optical components. Prototype through production quantities of cylindrical and spherical lenses, prisms, windows, mirrors and flats. Provider of UV-VIS-IR materials, diamond-turned components including aspheres and spherical lenses, and metal mirrors. Supplier of polishing...
Argyle International, Inc. - Princeton, NJ
Manufacturer of optical components including lenses, prisms, mirrors, windows, filters and machined parts. Materials include all glasses, silicon, sapphire and fused silica.
B-Con Engineering Inc. - Nepean, Canada
Designer and fabricator of free-form and conformal optics in various materials. Designer and developer of custom instrumentation for process control. Designer and fabricator of optical components and systems for optical metrology and materials processing. Capabilities include diamond turning and...
Berliner Glas KGaA Herbert Kubatz GmbH & Co. - Berlin, Germany
Offers precision thin-film coated optical components, optomechanical and electro-optical assemblies and systems from design to production for semiconductor, industrial and medical applications, as well as customized measurement set-ups. Also offers technical glass refinement for displays. ISO...
BMV Optical Technologies Inc. - Ottawa, Canada
Provides manufacturing services for optical components and thin-film coatings. Products include lenses (cylindrical and spherical), etalons, precision flats, beamsplitters, laser windows and mirrors, and work in the UV, VIS, NIR and far-IR spectrums. Metrology services are also available. ISO...
Canyon Materials, Inc. - San Diego, CA
HEBS-glass and LDW-glass photomasks are true gray scale masks with 1 to 1000 gray levels. The all-glass masks enable mass production of micro-optical elements with any predesigned surface profile, of arrays with 100-percent fill factor, of single-frequency sinusoidal gratings having zero harmonic...
CASTECH INC. - Fuzhou, China
Source of LBO crystals. Manufacturer of LBO, BBO, KTP, KD*P, KDP, Nd:YVO4, Nd:GdVO4, YVO4, Q-switches, LiNbO3, LiTaO3; and YVO4 birefringent wedges and displacers, and other optics.
China Daheng Group, Inc. - Beijing, China
Offers a wide variety of off-the-shelf and custom optics; optomechanical components including lenses, telecentric lenses, mirrors, prisms, filters, polarizing beamsplitters, gratings; and crystal optics. Designs and manufactures lens systems for CCDs, CMOS, projectors and scanners. Also offers a...
Cosmo Optics, Inc. - Middletown, NY
Founded in 1957, Cosmo Optics is involved primarily in prototypes of optical components and assemblies for industrial and scientific use. Small-scale production is also frequently undertaken. Cosmos’ wide range of facilities enables fabrication, testing and assembly of the most intricate...
DayOptics, Inc. - Fuzhou, China
Manufacturer of high power PBS, high power wave plates, high power optical bonding crystals, polarizers (Glan laser, Wollaston, Rochon prisms), crystals (BBO, KTP, Nd:YAG, Nd:YVO4, YVO4, a-BBO, MgF2, quartz crystals) for UV, visible and IR applications. Windows, prisms, PBS, etalons, lenses, and...
Diverse Optics Inc. - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Diverse Optics manufactures custom precision polymer optic components and assemblies. Core processes include injection molding, single-point diamond turning (SPDT), optomechanical design, metrology, assembly, bonding, and thin-film coating. Transforms optical systems from expensive, heavy, and...
Edmund Optics, Inc. - Barrington, NJ
Manufacturer and distributor of optical and imaging components for OEM and research applications. Products include lenses, prisms, filters, mirrors, optomechanical equipment, lasers, imaging lenses, CCD cameras, capture boards and imaging systems. Our comprehensive selection of optical components...
Esco Optics - Oak Ridge, NJ
US manufacturer of custom and standard optics for the UV, visible and IR wavelengths. In house production of lenses, windows, mirrors, blanks, prisms, filters and optical coatings. For over 50 years, we have proudly offered exceptional customer service, low prices and short lead times. ITAR...
Ferson Technologies, Inc., An OSI Optoelectronics Co. - Ocean Springs, MS
Located in Ocean Springs, MS, Ferson Technologies is a subsidiary of California based OSI Systems. Our 20,000 foot facility houses equipment to fabricate spherical and flat optical components , our own coating chambers for single layer and multilayer coatings as well as capabilities for coating...
Foctek Photonics, Inc. - Fuzhou, China
Manufacturer of precision optical components including right-angle, penta, corner cube and custom prisms; mirrors and wave plates; polarizers; filters; and laser and NLO crystals. Thousands of components shipped weekly. Quality is assured through the use of advanced measurement systems including...
Fresnel Technologies, Inc. - Fort Worth, TX
Manufacturer of molded plastic Fresnel lenses and related optical components, as well as infrared transmitting materials and optics made from them. Specialties include lens arrays for passive infrared applications, diffusers and microlens arrays for illumination, and optics for environmental...
Hellma USA, Inc., Sub. of Hellma GmbH & Co. KG - Plainview, NY
Manufactures and supplies Hellma cells, fiber optic probes, photometric calibration standards, flat and cylindrical optics and accessories for lasers, spectrophotometers and fluorometers. Supplies Heraeus light sources including vacuum UV, deuterium, hollow cathode, PID spectral calibration and...
Laserline Optics Canada Inc. - Kanata, Canada
Laserline Optics Canada Inc. is the leading manufacturer of the Powell aspheric laser line generator lenses. We offer design and fabrication services for the industrial and scientific communities. The Powell lens’ uniform line is widely used in machine vision and structured light...
R. Mathews Optical Works Inc. - Poulsbo, WA
Manufacturer of custom precision aspheric lenses. Volume aspheric lens production capabilities from 10- to 200-mm diameter from standard and high-index glasses. Specialty precision optical prototypes and unusual designs from all optical materials are available.
Optimax Systems, Inc. - Ontario, NY
Dedicated to small volume, high quality and quick delivery of precision optical components. Specializing in aspheres, cylinders, plano-optics and spheres, manufactured to customer-supplied specifications. Final inspection data is provided with the optics. We enjoy a good challenge - call us!
Optoaxis Photonics, Inc. - Shanghai, China
Designs and manufactures high precision laser components, optics (simple lenses, doublet lenses, windows, wave plates, Glan lasers, prisms, PBS, filters, lightguides) and crystals (YAG, a-BBO, KTP, Nd:YAG, Ti:sapphire, YVO4) for OEM applications. Also develops UV and IR optics.
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, wave plates, large wedges and prisms. In-house coatings include antireflection, high reflection, dichroic...
Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. (RMI) - Lafayette, CO
Rocky Mountain Instrument Co. is a fully integrated manufacturer of high quality photonics products. Capabilities include: custom optical fabrication, UV/visible/IR coatings, optical assemblies, DPSS laser systems (1064/532/355 nm) and ultracompact laser marking engines. RMI can handle OEM...
Schneider Optics Inc., Sub. of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH - Hauppauge, NY
Designs and manufactures high-performance OEM video/CCTV lenses (VIS-NIR corrected) in manual and motorized irises. Products include ultrahigh-performance video lenses for machine/robotics vision, documentation scanning, parcel scanning, industrial inspection, gauging, surveillance and macro...
UTC Aerospace Systems, ISR Systems - Danbury, CT
Manufacturer of IR and electro-optical components and systems for industry, science, space exploration, environmental research and defense. Products include optics and optical assemblies, windows, optical coatings and filters.
Vogelin Optical Company, Inc. - Norwood Young America, MN
Manufacturer of precision optical components and assemblies for aerospace, avionic, defense, medical and space exploration applications. Supplier of glass and plastic edging and grinding services; and ceramic, porcelain and most optical material substrate fabrication and polishing.
A.W.I. Industries (USA), Inc., Member of the Wise Group of Companies - Chino, CA
Access Optics, A Covenant Technologies Co. - Broken Arrow, OK
Aperture Optical Sciences Inc., Sub. of Flemming Tinker Inc. - Durham, CT
Archer OpTx, Inc. - Rowlett, TX
B&M Optik GmbH - Limburg, Germany
Berliner Glas/U.S., Sub. of Berliner Glas KGaA Herbert Kubatz GmbH & Co. - Irvine, CA
Bluebell Industries Ltd. - Stonebroom, England
Brighten Optics Ltd. - Richmond, Canada
Britek Laser Optics, Inc. - Cerritos, CA
Changchun DeLn Optics Co., Ltd., Sub. of DeLn Industrial Development Co., Ltd. - Changchun, China
CLZ Precision Optics Co., Ltd. - Changchun, China
COE Optics - Nanjing, China
Cylinder Optics, Inc. - Garden City, MO
Davis Marketing International LLC - Palm Harbor, FL
Doric Lenses, Inc. - Quebec, Canada
Empire Precision Plastics - Rochester, NY
eSource Optics - Whitinsville, MA
Frontier Optics, Inc. - Tustin, CA
Fujian Kire Optronics Co., Ltd. - Fuzhou, China
Fuzhou Esteemoptics Co., Ltd. - Fuzhou, China
GD Optical Competence GmbH - Sinn, Germany
Infrared Optical Products - Farmingdale, NY
INGENERIC GmbH - Aachen, Germany
IRD Glass - Litchfield, MN
Jacobsen Lenticular Tool & Cylinder Engraving Tech. Co., Sub. of LentiClear Lenticular Lens, Inc. - Itasca, IL
Harold Johnson Optical Laboratories, Inc. - Gardena, CA
K&S Optics, Inc. - Greene, NY
Kreischer Optics Ltd. - McHenry, IL
Kryptronic Technologies - Munich, Germany
Laser Tools Co., Inc. - Little Rock, AR
LASERSTEC Inc - Fuzhou, China
Lensel Optics Pvt. Ltd. - Pune, India
Mark Optics, Inc. - Santa Ana, CA
McMillan Optical Co. - Murdock, FL
Meridian Trade, Inc. - Akishima, Japan
Millennium Optical System Co. Ltd. (MOS) - Paju-si, South Korea
Millennium Optical System USA (MOS), Sub. of Millennium Optical System Co. Ltd. (MOS) - Louisville, CO
Nanjing Co-Energy Optical Crystal Co., Ltd. - Nanjing, China
Optarius - Malmesbury, England
Optical Instrument Laboratory, Inc. - Houston, TX
Optisource, Inc. - San Clemente, CA
OptronStar Optics Inc. - Fuzhou, China
Pacific Coast Optics - Roseville, CA
Photonchina Co., Ltd. - Fuzhou, China
Republic Lens Co., Inc. - Bangor, PA
Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) - West Henrietta, NY
Shanghai Optics - Clark, NJ
Sierra Precision Optics, Inc. - Auburn, CA
Skight Optics Co., Ltd. - Beijing, China
Sumipro Submicron Lathing BV - Almelo, Netherlands
Sunny Precision Optics, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA
TEMTO Technology Co., Ltd. - Fuzhou, China
Toyotec Co., Ltd., Precision Optics Div. - Toyokawa, Japan
Westchester Technologies, Inc. - Peekskill, NY
WLoptical Co., Ltd. - Changchun, China
Z&Z Optoelectronic Tech. Co., Ltd. - Chengdu, China
A lens having at least one surface that is formed like a portion of a cylinder. Cylindrical lenses are used to correct astigmatism in the eye, and, in rangefinders, to produce astigmatism, stretching a point of light into a line.
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