Optical Materials

Optical materials include optical glass, glass-ceramics, optical crystals and optical plastics.

LaserOptec offers custom optics with a variety and widely optical materials.from UV, VIS to IR.
we could offer fast prototyping, small volume and high volume production, with repeatable performance and reliability.

Typical Materials: N-BK7, SF2, SF11, UV fused silica, Sapphire, Color glass, Magnesium Fluoride, Calcium Fluoride, Barium Fluoride, Zinc Selenide, Silicon and Germanium and more.
Various optical glass from CDGM, SCHOTT, OHARA, CORNING, etc.
Typical Crystals: ND:YLF, KTP, YVO4, Nd:YVO4, GdVO4, Nd:GdVO4, YAG, Nd:YAG, Cr:YAG, LBO, BBO, etc.
Size from Φ1mm up to Φ300mm, standard and custom sphere, windows and prism, etc.

Typical Optical Materials:

Optical Material Type
Optical Glass Crown glass, flint glass and other colorless optical glass
Color Glass Cut-off color glass, Selective absorption colored filter glass, Neutral filter glass, Color temperature insulating filter glass, etc.
UV Optical Material UV Fused Silica, Calcium Fluoride (CaF2), Magnesium Fluoride (MgF2), etc.
IR Optical Material UV fused silica, Sapphire, Magnesium Fluoride, Calcium Fluoride, Barium Fluoride, Zinc Selenide, Silicon and Germanium, etc.
Crystal Material Calcite, YV04, Crystal Quartz, LiNbO3, a-BBO, etc

Transmission spectrum of typical optical materials:

Wavelength Range Substrate Material
350 nm - 2.0 μm N-BK7, H-K9L
185 nm - 2.1 μm UV Fused Silica
150 nm - 5.0 μm Sapphire
120 nm - 8.0 μm Magnesium Fluoride (MgF2)
180 nm - 8.0 μm Calcium Fluoride (CaF2)
3 - 5 μm Barium Fluoride (BaF2)
600 nm - 16 µm Zinc Selenide (ZnSe)
1.2 - 8.0 μm Silicon (Si)
2.0 - 16 μm Germanium (Ge)


Typical Laser Crystals:

Optical Crystals Type
Laser Crystals Nd:YLF, Ho:YLF, Pr:YLF, Tm:YLF, Nd:YAG, Cr4+YAG, Yb:YAG, Er:YAG, Nd:YVO4, Nd:GdVO4, Nd:KGW, Yb:KGW, ErCrYSGG, Ti:Al2O3, GSGG, YSGG, Bonding Crystals
NLO Crystals LBO, BBO, KTP, KTA, LiNbO3, MgO:LiNbO3, DKDP
Magneto-optical Crystals TGG
Birefringent Crystals YVO4, α-BBO
AO & EO Crystals LiNbO3, LiTO3