Contact Information
sales@blueridgeoptics.com   I    540.586.8526 Phone
1617 Longwood Avenue, Bedford, Virginia 24523
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Optical Fabrication

 

We are a supplier of both custom, made-to-order and standard laser optics and optical polishing components. We offer low-volume custom research and development manufacturing laser optic solutions as well as high volume production of nearly every type of optical material, shape and size. 

All substrates are measured and certified by Blue Ridge Optics' quality engineers. Depending on customer specific requirements, we offer a full range of testing to ensure compliance with the most demanding optical requirements and specifications. 

Standard Materials
 
BK7

CaF2

Infrasil

Fused Silica

Magnesium Fluoride (MgF2)

Sapphire

Suprasil

Hybrid & Custom Materials

Infrared Materials

CaF2 (IR)

Cleartran

IG Glass

Germanium

Silicon

Fabrication Technology

CNC Blanking, Shaping & Polishing

Continuous Lappers (12-72")

Double Sided Lappers

Note: ISO 9001 Registered, ITAR/EAR Compliant

Crystals & Gain Materials

Alexandrite

BBO / LBO Crystal

KTA / KTP Crystal

Phosphate Glass

Lithium Niobate (KNbO3)

RBBF

Ti:Sapphire

Vanadate (YVO4)

YLF

YAG (Doped: Er, Nd, Yb)

ZnSe (Standard & Doped: Fe, Cr)

Hybrid & Custom Crystals

Achievable Specifications

Dimensions: 0.1 - 457mm (Cross Sections)

Surface Quality: < 10-5

Flatness: 1/20 Wave @ 632.8nm

RMS: <1 Angstrom RMS

 

Thin Film Coating

Blue Ridge Optics thin film coatings have been used in the worlds most advanced and powerful laser systems. Coatings are available on Blue Ridge Optics or customer furnished materials. With an emphasis on research & development and continuous improvements, our capabilities are ever evolving to meet our customer's thin film coating needs.

Thin Film Coating Technology
Blue Ridge Optics thin film coating deposition chambers are equipped with the industries latest and most advanced vacuum and monitoring technology. The thin film deposition process is monitored using both optical and crystal monitoring techniques to ensure consistent and repeatable measurements throughout the deposition process. Deposition technology includes:
Advanced Plasma
Electron Beam
Ion Assist
Ion Beam Sputtering
Thermal Resistance
 
Capabilities & Parameters
Wavelengths: 190-15,000nm (UV-MWIR)
Dimensions: 0.1-450mm
Production Capacity: 10,000 Parts Per Month
Standard Coatings
Antireflection
Beamsplitters
Dichroics
Dielectrics
Filters
High Reflection
High-Power/Ultra Durable
Metal/Protective
Output Couplers
Polarizers
Specialty and Custom Designed
Note: ISO 9001 Registered, ITAR/EAR Compliant
 

Laser Optics

From low volume research & development to high volume production, our laser optics shop can offer built to print or off the shelf* turn-key laser optics. Send your requirements to a sales engineer or contact us for our latest inventory. Quotations are typically turned around in <24 hours. 

Standard Optical Components
Beamsplitters
Beam Steering, Beam Dumps
Filters
Infrared Optics
Laser Rods
Laser Gain & Crystals
Lenses
Mirrors
Prisms
Q-Switches
Waveplates
Windows
Note: ISO 9001 Registered, ITAR/EAR Compliant