3.0-57µm PEM Optical Heads, Aperture 14mm, 50KHz

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Manufacturer Hinds


Description :

II/ZS50 photoelastic modulator uses a symmetric or octagonal shape for the modulator optical element. A two-dimensional standing wave in the optical element doubles the retardation available for a given drive voltage. II/ZS50 photoelastic modulator is particularly useful in the far infrared spectrum from 3.0 to 57µm with an aperture of 14mm and a nominal frequency at 50KHz. Hinds application scientists are available to consult on the optimal material and model for your particular experimental setup.

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  • Optical Material: Zinc Selenide (ZnSe)
  • Retardation Range for λ/4: 2.0 μm– 18.0 μm
  • Retardation Range for λ/2: 1.0 μm– 10.0 μm
  • Aperture: 14mm
  • Nominal Frequency: 50 KHz
  • Wide acceptance angle (+/- 20°)
  • Benefits

  • The Optical Head may be used in any orientation desired
  • PEM optical heads may be operated in a vacuum
  • AR coatings can be provided on a custom basis for any of our modulator optical elements. Both narrow-band and broad-band coatings are available.

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