- Transmittance: up to 80%
- Thickness: < 2mm
- Available F-numbers: F/0.5 – F/100+
- Smallest Grating Period: <2um at edge
- Size: Up to 300 x 300mm sq
- Round or arbitrary cut samples are custom
- Patterning: Any lens/array shape possible
- Larger custom lens sizes are available with additional NRE
Because of their unique phase manipulation mechanism and radically different fabrication, Color Corrected GPLs offer:
- Any prescription can be incorporated
- Spherical, Aspherical and cylindrical
- Can be used for aberration correction
- Low F-numbers available
- Thickness is largely independent of lens F/# and size
- Polarization dependent, with a positive or negative focal length controlled by the input polarization
- Can work with any input polarization
- Chromatic dispersion is compensated for three primary wavelengths
Additional Applications for Color-Corrected GPL
FAQs about our CC-GPLs
Q. Since GPLs naturally have negative color dispersion, is there a way to correct for that?
A. Yes. With multiple GPLs and polarization management, we do make a color corrected GPL (CC-GPL). Please see our technology page on this for additional information.
Q. Can you simplify my complicated lens system?
A. Yes. By using a combination of GPLs and CC-GPLs and potentially some standard lenses, you can correct aberrations, get rid of expensive optical materials and make the lens system shorter in length.
White Papers about our GPLs
- Fabrication of ideal geometric-phase holograms with arbitrary wavefronts
- Femtosecond pulse shaping using the geometric phase
- Distortion-free broadband holograms: A novel class of elements utilizing the wavelength-independent geometric phase
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Some Questions to Consider
These are typical questions we like to ask when engaging you as a customer to help best assess and understand your needs and challenges.
- What are the key issues with your current solution?
- Describe the major optical challenges you are facing. Is it low efficiency? Is there a unique polarization? a difficult phase profile to work with? or something else?
- Are there specific technology features (i.e., diffraction, polarization, retardation, wavefront, focus, opto-electronics, other) that you are interested in?
- What are the characteristics of the light source you need to work with (i.e., polarization, bandwidth, collimation, intensity, coherence)?
- What are the desired characteristics of the light at the output of the system?
- Are there any specific tests, experiments, or prototypes that would best validate a solution for your problem?
- What is the timeframe within which you need a demonstrated solution?
- Are there any unique or challenging form factor requirements? Thickness requirements? Large active area requirements?