Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Nd:YAG 50/50 Beamsplitters
May 2008
Newport CorporationRequest Info
IRVINE, Calif. May 14, 2008 – Newport Corporation announced its new line of high-energy Nd:YAG laser 50/50 beamsplitters that are designed for scientific research applications that use YAG lasers. These applications include pumping OPOs (optical parametric oscillator) and Ti:Sapphire lasers, pumping dye lasers, laser-induced fluorescence, remote sensing, ablation, lidar (light detecting and ranging), and cars (coherent anti-stokes raman scattering). Beamsplitter.jpg

Newport's 50/50 Beamsplitter

According to Keshav Kumar, Product Manager for Optics at Newport, “The High Energy Nd:YAG Laser 50/50 Beamsplitters were designed to be used with Spectra-Physics Quanta-Ray lasers. However, with a damage threshold of 20.0 J/cm2 with 10ns pulse at 1064nm or 2000 MW/cm2 CW, and 12.0 J/cm2 with 10ns pulse at 532nm or 1200 MW/cm2 CW, we believe that these new optics are the ideal choice for any research applications that use Nd:YAG or Nd:YLF lasers.”

Newport’s 50/50 beamsplitters are manufactured using high purity fused silica substrates and ultra-hard dielectric coatings. They are designed to withstand high-energy pulses and have a high damage threshold. The front of the beamsplitter is coated with a high power beam splitting coating optimized for 45 deg angle of incidence for S- and P- polarizations. The back surface is coated with a high damage threshold antireflection coating and they are offered in 25.4 mm (1”) or 50.8 mm (2”) diameters.

For more information visit or email

Newport Corporation
1791 Deere Avenue
Irvine, California 92606

Phone: (949) 253-1218
Fax: (949) 253-1800


* Message:
(requirements, questions for supplier)
Your contact information
* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Email Address:
* Company:
Address 2:
Postal Code:
* Country:
Phone #:
Fax #:

Register or login to auto-populate this form:
Login Register
* Required
Photonics Buyers' Guide
Looking for Beamsplitters? There are 126 companies listed in the Photonics Buyers' Guide.
Browse Cameras & Imaging, Lasers, Optical Components, Test & Measurement, and more.
ablationbeamsplitterscoatingslaserslidarNd:YAGNd:YLFNewportOPOphotonicsProductsquanta-rayremote sensingSpectra-Physics

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
Are you interested in this product?
If you'd like Newport Corporation to reach out to you with more information about this product, please supply your email and they will contact you.

Email Address:
Stop showing me this for the remainder of my visit