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Specifying Injection-Molded Plastic Optics
The versatility of plastic optics opens new doors for optical designers who understand the whys and hows of specifications. As optical design engineers discover the many ways that plastic optics can manage light, applications for the devices continue to grow. Plastic optical elements and systems appear in a wide spectrum of commercial, military and medical applications, including surgical instruments such as laparoscopes, arthroscopes and cystoscopes. They also have found applications in...