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Features
A cylindrical lens is a lens which focuses light into a line instead of a point, as a spherical lens would. The curved face or faces of a cylindrical lens are sections of a cylinder, and focus the image passing through it into a line parallel to the intersection of the surface of the lens and a plane tangent to it. The lens compresses the image in the direction perpendicular to this line, and leaves it unaltered in the direction parallel to it (in the tangent plane). In a light sheet microscope, a cylindrical lens is placed in front of the illumination objective to create the light sheet used for imaging. Cylindrical Lenses focus or expand light in one axis only. They can be used to focus light into a thin line in optical metrology, laser scanning, spectroscopic, laser diode, acousto-optic, and optical processor applications. They can also be used to expand the output of a laser diode into a symmetrical beam.

• high-quality custom cylindrical lenses for all UV-IR applications
• prototyping through volume-production quantities
• high-concentricity
• consistent part-to-part performance
• superior image quality
• custom sizes

Specifications
Specifications:
Material: BK7
Design Wavelength: 632.8nm, n=1.515089
Diameter Tolerance: +0.0/-0.1mm
Paraxial Focal Length: ±2%
Centration: 3 arc minutes
Surface Figure : l/4 @ 633 nm
Surface Quality: 60/40
Clear Aperture: >80%
Bevel: <0.25mm X 45°
Coating: l/4 wave MgF2@550nm


 
Item# X x Y(mm) f(mm) R(mm) Tc Te Fb
CLX1-101 10.0x10.0 12.7 6.546 4.32 2.0 9.86
CLX1-102 20.0x10.0 12.7 6.546 4.32 2.0 9.86
CLX1-103 10.0x10.0 20.0 10.304 3.29 2.0 17.83
CLX1-104 20.0x10.0 20.0 10.304 3.29 2.0 17.83
CLX1-105 10.0x10.0 25.0 12.882 3.01 2.0 23.02
CLX1-106 20.0x10.0 25.0 12.882 3.01 2.0 23.02
CLX1-201 20.0x20.0 50.0 25.76 4.02 2.0 47.36
CLX1-202 20.0x20.0 75.0 38.64 3.32 2.0 72.83
CLX1-203 20.0x20.0 100.0 51.52 3.98 3.0 97.40
CLX1-204 20.0x20.0 150.0 77.27 3.65 3.0 147.60
CLX1-205 20.0x20.0 200.0 103.04 3.49 3.0 197.74
CLX1-206 20.0x20.0 250.0 128.82 3.39 3.0 247.86
CLX1-207 20.0x20.0 300.0 154.53 3.32 3.0 297.82
CLX1-208 20.0x20.0 500.0 257.5 3.19 3.0 497.81