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

Hybrid Molded Glass Lenses
Nov 2004
LightPath Technologies Inc.Request Info
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 17 -- LightPath Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of precision-molded aspheric optics, Gradium glass products, fiber-optic beam delivery systems and optical isolators, has announced a new line of optical products for correcting chromatic aberrations caused by wavelength variations. These new glass molded aspheric-diffractive lenses, also called hybrid lenses, can be used in a variety of wavelengths and applications, including medical endoscopes, tunable lasers used in communications and lens systems for CCD cameras. The company said the application targets for this technology are color correction in the visible spectrum and minimizing wavelength aberrations in the near-infrared region.

Edward Patton, LightPath's vice president of marketing, said, "These new molded aspheric glass lens designs will allow customers to correct optical aberrations caused by variations in wavelength using only a singlet glass lens. Typically, the solution for this problem has been to use an achromatic doublet or triplet (if even greater correction is needed), but by using LightPath's unique precision molded aspheric-diffractive hybrid lenses, customers can fix these issues in a single molded glass lens, reducing weight, volume and parts count. LightPath has its first product (LightPath PN # 350782C) in production to correct aberrations over the C and L bands for communications and is designing a new lens for the endoscopy market to enable lighter more compact designs for visible wavelengths."

This new lens type is currently available for production from LightPath for integration into OEM designs. PHOTONICS

For more information, visit:

LightPath Technologies, Inc.
2603 Challenger Tech Court, Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: 407-382-4003
Fax: 407-382-4007


* 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
aspheric opticsaspheric-diffractive lenseschromatic aberrationsCommunicationsfiber opticsfiber-optic beam delivery systemsGradium glasshybrid lenseslensesLightPath Technologiesmedical endoscopesoptical isolatorsopticsProductsTunable Lasers

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 LightPath Technologies Inc. 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