3.0-57µm PEM Optical Heads, Aperture 23mm, 57KHz

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Manufacturer Hinds


Description :

II/CF57 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/CF57 photoelastic modulator is particularly useful in the far infrared spectrum from 3.0 to 57µm with an aperture of 23mm and a frequency at 57KHz. Hinds application scientists are available to consult on the optimal material and model for your particular experimental setup.

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  • Optical Material: Calcium Fluoride
  • Retardation Range for λ/4: 2 μm– 8.5 μm
  • Retardation Range for λ/2: 1 μm– 5.5 μm
  • Aperture: 27mm
  • Nominal Frequency: 57 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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