Author Archives: Meller Optics

OPTICS POLISHING ABRASIVES FOR GRINDING, LAPPING & POLISHING ALL MATERIALS

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A line of high purity, petroleum-free alumina abrasive powders that are ready to mix with ionized water for use with all hard and soft optical materials is available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Microlux Powders come in seven particle sizes from 0.05 to 3.0 microns for mixing with ionized water and application […]

CUSTOM LIDAR OPTICS MATCH TRANSMISSION REQUIREMENTS

An array of optical components in various shapes, sizes and configurations on a green table. An photo of terrain taken with a LIDAR camera is in the background.

A wide range of LIDAR (light detection and ranging) optics that can be custom fabricated to match specific military and commercial application requirements has been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller LIDAR Optics can be made from germanium, sapphire, silicon, UV glass, zinc selenide, zinc sulfide, and other materials to match specific […]

SAPPHIRE WINDOWS IDEAL FOR AEROSPACE APPLICATIONS

An array of sapphire windows in various configurations on a blue table with a photo of a satellite in the background.

Custom fabricated sapphire windows for use in aerospace applications where their hardness, durability, and ability to withstand extreme temperatures is critical have been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Windows feature Mohs 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them capable of withstanding fast moving particles, harsh chemicals, heat […]

ER:YAG LASER ACTIVE ELEMENTS FINISHED AND SEMI-FINISHED CONFIGURATIONS OFFERED

ER:YAG Laser Active Elements on a blue table with a photo of a cosmetic procedure in the background.

A broad line of ER:YAG laser active elements which are primarily used in a wide variety of medical, surgical, dermatological, cosmetic, and dental applications are being introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller ER:YAG Laser Active Elements operate at 2940 nm and the lasers are well known for their ability to deliver precise […]

SAPPHIRE & RUBY BALLS DURABLE, CHEMICALLY INERT AND BIOCOMPATIBLE

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Miniature high-precision sapphire and ruby balls for use as bearings and mechanical components in medical and scientific instruments and as optical components in lasers, cameras, and fiber optic devices are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire & Ruby Balls feature zero porosity, Mohs 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, […]

SAPPHIRE WAFER CARRIERS ARE ROBUST, FLAT & PARALLEL

sapphire wafer carriers displayed on a bright blue table with a digital rainbow in the background.

Custom fabricated sapphire wafer carriers that offer the precision and support necessary for semiconductor wafer processing applications are being introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Wafer Carriers feature Mohs 9 hardness, which is second only to diamond, enabling them to be fabricated to specification as thin as 0.018” with 1.2 micron […]