News: Optical Products

Schott Filters

Schott Filters

Schott filters are optical glass filters made from high quality, optically polished Schott coloured optical glass.

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Sapphire Windows & Plates Random Orientation Stock

UQG Sapphire Windows and Plates

Sapphire Optical windows and plates are flat components which are placed in a range of devices and systems with the purpose of transmitting the specific wavelength of light required by the application in question

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BK7 Windows Custom

Part 2: Optical Windows

In this second part of our two articles on these widely used optical components, we look at substrate options and review a range of specific custom options.

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Borosilicate Windows and Plates Optical Custom

Part 1: Optical Windows

In this first of our two articles on these widely used optical components, we look at the key properties of Optical Windows as well as their use in a huge range of scientific, medical, defence and industrial sectors and applications.

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Custom Optics - Sawing

Custom Optics

Custom optics are needed by scientific and industrial companies involved in the design and manufacturing of bespoke optical systems, equipment and instrumentation.

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Optical Filter

Optical filters are used by many manufacturers of scientific instruments, engineering, research and development and equipment around the world. All our optical filters can be supplied from a standard range stock, while custom sizes and specifications can be custom-made to your specific design.

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Sapphire Windows & Plates - Random Orientation Custom

Material Focus: Sapphire

Sapphire is an extremely hard crystal and the hardest oxide material, offering excellent structural properties and resistance to scratching. As an optical material, sapphire provides excellent thermal conductivity even at low temperatures.

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Optical Mirrors

UQG Optical Mirrors FAQ

This month in our product FAQ we are focusing on optical mirrors. These are popular products at UQG Optics, and we wanted to answer some of the questions we get asked a lot.

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UV Fused Silica Windows Custom

Material Focus: Fused Silica Glass

Fused Silica is part of a family of optical materials (along with quartz and fused quartz) which share properties including a high working temperature, high melting temperature and low expansion coefficient.

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Germanium Windows Custom

Materials focus: Germanium

Germanium (Ge) is a chemical element. It is a silvery-grey-white and highly brittle metalloid, with a diamond-like crystalline structure. Its chemical and physical properties make it very similar to silicon.

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