How is Energy Created from Wind Turbines, and how are Optical Components Involved?

27th Jun 2019 at 4:20 pm

In September 2018, it was announced that the UK’s wind generation capacity had surpassed 20 Gigawatts for the first time, equating to enough energy to meet the annual power needs of over 14 million homes.

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The Value of Condenser Lenses in Projection Systems

28th May 2019 at 4:30 pm

Condenser lenses play a valuable role in the function of a range of imaging devices and this includes slide projectors…

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How Precision Optics are Driving Growth in the VR Industry

22nd May 2019 at 4:36 pm

The sports optic market is set to be worth $2.1 billion by 2024, and is already worth $1.8 billion right now…

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Knight Optical sets benchmark for quality at this year’s CLEO:EXPO

14th May 2019 at 4:47 pm

From 7 to 9th May, Knight Optical exhibited its range of premium quality, metrology-tested optical components at the 2019 edition of CLEO:EXPO in San Jose, California.

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How Dichroic Filters Enrich the Entertainment Lighting Experience

14th May 2019 at 8:11 am

In any entertainment setting, lighting plays a crucial and very powerful role. It sets the scene; it helps to tell a story and it works to create a mood.

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N-BK7 Windows for use in Thermal Imaging Cameras

3rd May 2019 at 2:27 pm

Knight Optical offer a range of Stock N-BK7 Precision Grade Windows, for use with Thermal Imagining Cameras. Infrared radiation is characterised by the wavelengths ranging from 750nm to 1000µm. Although typically used for the visible range, N-BK7 does have transmission

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Knight Optical to Showcase Infrared Range of Optics at Photonics West 2020

2nd May 2019 at 8:42 am

From 4 to 6th February at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, Knight Optical – the industry’s leading supplier of metrology-tested, premium-quality optical components…

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Find your company’s optical solution with Knight Optical at Photonics West 2020

29th Apr 2019 at 8:53 am

Knight Optical, the industry-leading supplier of precision premium-quality optical components, will be exhibiting at this year’s Photonics West, one of the world’s largest shows dedicated to cutting-edge optics and photonics technology. 

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Infrared Lasers: A Guide to Choosing and Customising Optical Components for Maximum Performance

22nd Mar 2019 at 9:02 am

The defence sector for example uses a variety of IR lasers for intelligence, surveillance, target tracking and target acquisition. Without IR lasers, crucial night time operations would simply not be possible.

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3D Scanners: Why Precision Accuracy is Crucial, and How to Achieve it

20th Mar 2019 at 9:14 am

3D laser scanning uses LiDAR or phase-based technology to capture three dimensional data across a range of settings. Precise, clear data is fed back from the scanners via millions of measurement points…

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