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Ultra Smooth Parabolic Mirrors for Demanding Applications (Paraboloids)

Ultra Smooth Parabolic Mirrors (Paraboloids)Optical Surfaces Ltd has been producing optical components and systems for more than 50 years and is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of ultra smooth parabolic, ellipsoidal, spherical and toroidal mirrors for the most demanding applications.
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Optical Surfaces Limited are a UK based company supplying the world with optical components and instruments. We specialise in large optics, beam expanders, collimators and prototypes, plus custom systems and optics.

Over the last 50 years – Optical Surfaces Ltd has established itself as a leading international manufacturer of top quality, high precision optical components and systems. We have contributed to many major projects worldwide involved in areas such as:
• fundamental physics   • astronomy   • space   • defence and the environment

Off-axis Paraboloids
On-axis Paraboloids
Ellipsoids
Hyperboloids
Aspheric Lenses
Toroids
Flats
Windows
Etalons
Spherical Mirrors
Lenses
Prisms
Beam Splitters
Filters and Fibres
Reflective Collimators
Laser Beam Expanders
Mounts/Mounted Optics
Custom Systems & Optics
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High Precision Astronomical Optics

High Precision Astronomical Optics

Optical Surfaces Ltd is a leading designer and supplier of high precision astronomical optics operating over the entire spectral range from infrared to x-ray wavelengths. Astronomical optics is a branch of optics and photonics that uses light-controlling components for imaging celestial objects using for instance a telescope. Astronomical optics combines precisely machined lenses and mirrors to reduce any image distortion, and highly sensitive sensors to detect low levels of light. Benefiting from ...

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Large Diameter Aspheric Lens

High Throughput Aspheric Lenses

Optical Surfaces Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high quality aspheric lenses for a wide array of demanding optical applications that involve beam focusing, collimation, expansion or wavefront correction. Aspheric lenses provide a cost effective way of reducing the number of optical elements in a system. A correctly formed aspheric lens surface may cancel or control spherical aberration. As a result more energy can be concentrated into a smaller area. Aspheric ...

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Achromatic Off-Axis Paraboloids Suitable for Broadband Applications

Optical Surfaces Ltd. reports that its Off-Axis Paraboloids are particularly suitable for broadband and multiple-wavelength applications thanks to their completely achromatic performance characteristics. Off-axis paraboloids from Optical Surfaces are routinely selected by leading establishments around the world for undertaking applications including high power laser focusing, focusing upon astronomical objects, collimating reference wave fronts, beam expansion, MTF measurement, MRTD testing and bore sight alignment for missile guidance systems. Drawing upon its uniquely stable ...

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Variable Focus Motorised Beam Expanders

Optical Surfaces Ltd. is a leading supplier of variable focus motorised beam expanders for LIDAR systems used in meteorological applications. An off-axis reflective beam expander greatly reduces the blind zone of LIDAR systems and therefore often offers the best solution to this problem. In LIDAR systems, such as Doppler Wind LIDAR, the wavefront performance of the beam expander is very important for the LIDAR efficiency. Variable focus motorised beam expanders from Optical ...

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