Three Applications of Rod Lenses

By Ross Team | Jul 19, 2018 9:50:55 AM

A previous article explored applications of cylinder lenses. In those examples, the lenses were only curved on one side—the other side was flat (i.e. "plano-"). Cylinder lenses can be curved on both sides, though, creating a "rod lens." Rod lenses are unique in that they can be used either side-on or end-on depending upon the application. Here are three examples of their versatility.

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Enabling New Photonics Tech: Hot Topics in R&D from Photonics West

By Charlie Metzger | Feb 24, 2017 9:50:00 AM

The annual SPIE Photonics West conference in San Francisco set new attendance records. More than 22,000 people met to discuss the latest in light-based science and engineering, and the exhibition hall, featuring 1,345 companies, sold out months in advance. The BiOS, LASE, and OPTO conferences were the place to learn about the latest photonics R&D.

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Ross Optical Awarded for Excellent Customer Service

By Katie Steelman | Feb 9, 2016 1:00:00 PM

We are pleased to share that HyperMed, Inc., a developer of hyperspectral imaging devices for medical applications, has named Ross Optical their Tier II Supplier of the Year for 2015.

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A Doctor in Your Pocket: Enabling Telemedicine with Micro Optics

By Damon Diehl | Jan 29, 2016 8:52:00 AM

Previously we explored unusual scientific applications of smartphone technology. This week we direct our attention to telemedicine and discuss how Ross Optical is helping a healthcare company bridge the divide between patient and provider.

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Four Ways Quality Management Can Improve Your Precision Optics Program

By Damon Diehl | Jun 9, 2015 10:55:00 AM

ISO certification standards are tightening, particularly for manufacturers of medical devices. ISO certification audits can extend all the way up the supply chain. Choosing a medical OEM optics supplier that has a robust quality management system (QMS) in place makes these audits easier on your business. Here are four ways a disciplined approach can save you time, money, and frustration.

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