How ultrashort laser pulses influence beam-shaping optics (September 13, 2017)
Check out our newest publication in Laser Focus World on the effects of ultrashort laser pulses on beam-shaping optics. Read it here.
P-code for Top Hat simulation (July 27, 2017)
The P-code available for simulating Top Hat elements in MATLAB has just been updated to include tolerance simulations. Download it now from our Top Hat applications page.
LeanLine M2 module video (July 10, 2017)
Holo/Or's prototype LeanLine module transforms a multimode laser beam into a thin laser line. Watch this demonstrated here,
and learn how the LeanLine system can be utilized in various high power industrial applications. Visit our LeanLine page for more information.
Multi Lines custom beam shaper (June 22, 2017)
Check out our new line of Multi Line custom beam shapers. These elements can split an input beam into several homogenized lines. Visit our Custom Beam Shaper page for more information.
Fiber Coupling application (June 15, 2017)
Beam splitter elements can be effectively used for fiber coupling. HOLO/OR has designed a new line of Multispot products for this application.
Newsletter (May 2017)
Beam Splitter BlackBox for Vitual Lab (April 5, 2017)
HOLO/OR constantly strives to make our products easier for analysis and integration within custom systems.
We see high value in supplying BlackBox models of our Diffractive Beam Splitters in VirtualLab Fusion - Physical Optics Software.
Mode Convertor Product Page (Mar 13, 2017)
HOLO/OR has launched a new product category- mode converter plates. These can be used for STED and fiber coupling applications to shape the propagation modes as desired.
Application notes of EDOF elements (Mar 01, 2017)
Elongated Focus (EF) elements can be used to achieve a far longer depth of focus compared to a Gaussian beam. HOLO/OR has added a new application notes section detailing the proper use of EF DOE.
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).