OPTICAL COMPONENTS AND INSTRUMENTS


PARABOLOID FOCUS

On-Axis Parabolic Mirrors

Optical Surfaces Ltd. offers a complete manufacturing and test capability to produce On-Axis Parabolic Mirrors up to 600mm (24-inches) in diameter. All on-axis parabolic mirrors are manufactured to customer specifications and are supplied with full surface quality test data. Continue…

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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Mounted or Unmounted Spherical Mirrors

Optical Surfaces Ltd. is a leading international manufacturer of high precision spherical mirrors with radii (Rc) from 25 to 5000mm (1 to 200 inches) for use in UV-Visible and Infrared applications including Schlieren imaging, wind tunnels, observatory spectrographs, bubble chambers and as hindle spheres to test hyperboloids. Over the last 50+ years, Optical Surfaces has produced concave and convex spherical mirrors with diameters up to 1.3 metres (511 inches) in a ...

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Precision Windows for High Power Laser Experiments

Precision Windows for High Power Laser Experiments

Benefiting from an ultra-stable production environment and proprietary polishing techniques - Optical Surfaces Ltd. is able to routinely produce high-power laser windows up to 600mm in diameter with typical wavefront error of lambda/10 and surface finish of 40/20 to 10/5. Working with a range of optical materials including BK-7 and fused silica, which offer good homogeneity and transmission from the UV to the Near-IR, Optical Surfaces is today a preferred supplier ...

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Astronomical Research Drives Improvements in Optical Technology

Optical Surfaces Ltd. has published an article 'Unveiling the Cosmos' that discusses the latest challenges and trends in modern astronomy and describes how these advances have acted as a significant driver towards the improvement of their optical technologies. Using new high homogeneity optical materials and improved polishing compounds has enabled Optical Surfaces to make further improvements in their manufacturing of large space optics with very tight manufacturing tolerances. Combining this with ...

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Next Generation Ellipsoidal Mirrors for X-Ray Diffraction

Next Generation Ellipsoidal Mirrors for X-Ray Diffraction

Optical Surfaces Ltd. is offering high-precision ellipsoidal mirrors that offer unmatched pinpoint focusing for high resolution spectroscopy in the soft and hard X-ray regions. Drawing upon skilled craftsmen working in a uniquely stable production environment, Optical Surfaces is able to produce ultra-smooth ellipsoidal mirrors able to deliver an X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) spot that exactly matches your spectrometer detector resolution. As a consequence, the resolution and angular range of XRD measurements can ...

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