Precision optical windows for lasers

ARD-Optics manufactures standard and high quality sapphire and different glass optical windows.

High quality windows are used as laser mirrors, transition optics with high beam durability, protective shields, beam splitters, and also for diffusers in precision optics and electronics.

Standard quality of optics

High quality optics
(precision optic)

Sapphire

Fused silica

Quartz

Glass BK-7

Sapphire

Fused silica

Quartz

GlassBK-7

Diameter 12.7-152.4 mm
Diameter tolerance +/-0.1 mm
Thickness 1-50 mm
Thickness tolerance +/-0.1 mm

Flatness,?

1/2

1/4

1 /4

1/4

1/8

1/10

1/8

1/10

1/8

1/10

Surface quality

S/D MIL-13830

60/40

40/20

40/20

20/10

10/5

10/5

10/5

Parallelism

3 arc min.

3 arc min.

3 arc min.

5 arc sec.

5 arc sec.

5 arc sec.

Materials: sapphire, fused silica (quartz) KU-1 (UV), KI (IR), glass BK-7

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