collimating lens


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collimating lens

[′käl·ə‚mād·iŋ ‚lenz]
(optics)
A lens on a collimator used to focus light from a source near one of its focal points into a parallel beam.
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According to Torbjorn Lonnqvist, Senior Marketing and Sales Executive, Saab Avitronics, "The combination of our collimating lens with the OLED microdisplay delivers important visual data in a substantially smaller package, barely half the size of legacy systems.
Saab's VID will save valuable space inside cockpits; its collimating lens delivers an easy-to-read image regardless of the viewer's proximity to the screen," said Susan Jones, executive vice president, eMagin Corporation.
According to Starodubov, today, to fabricate a packaged component such as a semiconductor optical amplifier, manufacturers must take short pieces of cut fiber, affix a tiny collimating lens to one end of each, and then mount these "pigtails" inside a package, precisely and rigidly aligned with each end of the amplifier chip.
Now Available Collimating Lens Designed for Blue Laser Diodes
The key to performance is the critical distance from the collimating lens at the end of each fiber to each steerable high-performance mirror," noted Ralph Ahlgren, senior vice president of engineering at C Speed.
The GRADIUM Glass collimating lens creates a beam diameter several times larger than conventional collimators, while still maintaining extremely high beam quality.
Pierre Bernard, Vice President, Product and Technology Development comments, "The key to this GEN3 collimator's breakthrough performance is in the collimating lens.
Our patented process to fuse optical fibers directly to the collimating lens has directly led to both performance and cost advantages in our first family of telecommunications component products.