Newsletter (Jan. 2017)
BSDF manual - files for Zemax integration (Jan 19, 2017)
HOLO/OR's Diffractive Homogenizers can now be integrated into Zemax, by using our freely downloadable BSDF files (Bidirectional Scattering Distribution Function).
Read more in our manual
Randomized Array of Diffractive Axicons (RADA) (Jan 12, 2017)
This design is insensitive to centration alignment and beam symmetry and will be a perfect fit for multi-mode laser sources.
The design is available in a binary version (DA-040) with efficiency ~ 80 % and a multilevel high efficiency version with efficiency ~ 95 %.
LeanLineTM (Dec 14, 2016)
HOLO/OR has developed LeanLineTM, a novel system that turns a multimode laser beam into a narrow line – read more here
Product Releases (Nov 15, 2016)
HOLO/OR has added a brand new page showcasing the newest diffractive designs from each product category.
Multifocal DOEs in Zemax Tutorial (Nov 14, 2016)
HOLO/OR has published a tutorial for design and integration of diffractive Multifocal into optical systems in Sequential and non-Sequential mode of ZEMAX.
Binary Beam Shaper & F-Theta Scanner (Nov 02, 2016)
HOLO/OR has published a tutorial for scanning applications where a small binary beam shaper (~1.5 times Diffraction Limit) is used with a scanner & F-Theta set-up.
High Efficiency Double Spot (Oct 30, 2016)
HOLO/OR has developed HEDS (high efficiency double spot) – a family of special beam splitters for demanding applications where undesired orders can cause damage, or where every Watt of power is critical. Read more...
Special Homogenizer for Brazing and Welding applications (Aug 10, 2016)
HOLO/OR has introduced a custom beam shaper for Brazing and Welding applications. This element has a special power distribution has been shown to improve performance for hot-dipped galvanized brazing. Read more...
Double Spot with suppressed higher orders (Apr 22, 2016)
HOLO/OR designed a product with a 66% reduction in energy in the nearby higher orders.
Diffusers VirtualLab Black Box (LPD) files (Apr 10, 2016)
Integrating a Diffuser has now been made easier, with the help of VirtualLab Black Box files (LPD) for selected products. This makes the design and modeling of an optical system with our products as straightforward as possible.
Small beam shaper p-code for Matlab tool (Mar 17, 2016)
HOLO/OR published a small beam shaper design tool for MATLAB. This free of charge service provides intensity distribution for small beam shaper (~1.5 Diffraction Limited Spot Size).
Beam Splitter in Zemax Tutorial (Mar 02, 2016)
HOLO/OR published a tutorial for design and integration of 1D and 2D Diffractive Beam Splitters (Multi-spot) into optical systems in Sequential and non-Sequential mode of ZEMAX.
Wide angle 1D line homogenizers (Dec 17, 2015)
We have expanded our offerings for line homogenizers with wide angles. Now available in angles from 5 deg. to 45 deg. with steps of 5 deg. for 1064 nm.
ZEMAX Black Box (Nov 12, 2015)
As part of our customer service, we published ZEMAX models of Top Hat products.
Vortex m=5, m=8, m=10, and m=12 (Oct 15, 2015)
HOLO/OR has added, in its standard products portfolio, vortex lenses with topological charge m=5, m=8, m=10, and m=12.
DOE Expander (July 06, 2015)
HOLO/OR introduces a new module for modifying certain output parameters of a Diffractive Optical Element (DOE). The module reduces or expands the full angle of a DOE output by a magnification factor. Read more...
MultiSpot 3D (July 01, 2015)
HOLO/OR introduce 3D multispot product M3-001 which generates a matrix of 5x5 in two different planes. It can be useful in Scientific and Metrologic research and may-be other.See video
Product Accessories (June 15, 2015)
HOLO/OR has added a new tab of accessories available for each product category.
Laser damage threshold (May 26, 2015)
HOLO/OR published an application note on laser damage threshold that includes results of collaborators and customer's experiments. Read more
Plastic DOEs (May 13, 2015)
HOLO/OR has regrouped all its DOEs in plastic in a new webpage: Plastic DOEs
DOE (fine) Tuner for lasers in the range of 266 to 1064[nm] (Apr 23, 2015)
To answer the demand for fine-tuning abilities of various output parameters when using a DOE, as: shape/spot size, separation/divergence angle, etc. HOLO/OR designed a compact variable beam tuner, optimized for use with Top-Hat beam shaper, Homogenizer, Multi-Spot, and other DOE products.Read more...
Universal module for blocking undesired diffracted spots \ energy (Mar 17, 2015)
For applications as metrology and sensitive material processing, HOLO/OR designed a compact universal module for blocking undesired spots of Multi-Spots or parasitic energy of Beam shaping or beam splitting elements.Read more...
Customize Top-Hats for tilted surfaces (Jan 06, 2015)
For applications involving projection of defined shapes on tilted surfaces, HOLO/OR introduces Elliptical and Trapezoid shape Top-Hats.Read more...