Standard Waveplate Specifications

Standard Waveplate Specifications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thickness Range Varies on product
Transmitted Wavefront Distortion λ/10 @ 632.8nm over CA
Surface Quality 10-5 over CA
Parallelism 0.5 arc seconds
Clear Aperture (CA) ≥ 85% of Central Dimension
Retardation Tolerance λ/100 – λ/600 typical – W/L Dependent
Damage Threshold 1MW / cm² (CW), 10J cm² 10ns Pulse
Material Synthetic Single Crystal Quartz
Coating AR “V” Coat; R<0.25% per surface. BBAR Coat:
R avg ≤0.50% per surface
Waveplates can be ordered as mounted or unmounted components

 

STANDARD WAVE LENGTHS (λ)

248 257 266 308 354.7
400 405 488 514.5 532
632.8 670 694.3 780 800
810 1030 1047 1053 1064
1315 1319 1550

 

Mounting Configurations

Waveplate Diameter (mm) Minimum Clear Aperture Mount Outer Diameter
12.70mm 10.80mm 25.40mm
15.00mm 12.70mm 25.40mm
20.00mm 17.00mm 25.40mm
25.40mm 21.60mm 38.10mm
30.00mm 25.40mm 38.10mm
38.10mm 32.38mm 50.80mm
50.80mm 43.18mm Special Order