London, June 25 (ANI): The eye of the peacock mantis shrimp has led to the development of a two-part waveplate
that could improve CD, DVD, blu-ray and holographic technology, creating even higher definition and larger storage density.
The beam passes through optical elements including a waveplate
, a cube polarizer, and a Powell lens.
If the resulting relative phase shift for a beam passing through the waveplate
is equal to [PI]/2 or 90[degrees], a quarter-waveplate
CVI announced today that it has introduced a 12mm clear aperture achromatic waveplate
While other materials do exhibit birefringent qualities, the fact that the team was able to use a cellophane sample only 25-[micro]m thick, surpasses the commercial viability of a traditional waveplate
, which may have significant applications in the gaming industry.
This alternative to a Faraday isolator achieves up to 20dB passive isolation of linearly polarized light by combining an optically contacted laser line polarizer cube and a multiple-order quarter waveplate
The ABSO beamsplitter assembly utilizes an optically contacted PBSO polarizer cube and a QWPM multiple-order quartz half waveplate
to achieve continuously variable transmission from 1-95% for both UV and high energy VIS-NIR lasers.
CVI's article on waveplate
selection can be found at http://www.
SubWave(TM) Achromatic Quarter Waveplate
Improves Performance and Reliability, Increases Compactness, Reduces Assembly Costs, and Simplifies the Design of DVD/CD Read/Write Drives
NanoOpto's SubWave Waveplate
is an optical chip wherein the interaction of light with specially tailored nano-scale structures creates a phase retardance effect.
Tenders invited for Supply of Mounted 1/2 inch size zero order waveplates
Among the products Meadowlark has added to its portfolio are spatial light modulators (SLMs), optical shutters, polarisation rotators, variable waveplates
and the CUBE optical tweezing platforms.