In the Spotlight: Interference Bandpass Filters

11th May 2021 at 9:41 am

Here, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of custom-made and stock premium-quality optical components – uncovers all you need to know about Interference Bandpass Filters. Read More…

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Optics for Photography: Examining Optical Components Through a Wide-Angle Lens

4th May 2021 at 11:25 am

When you think of optics, perhaps one of the most commonly considered applications is photography. Here at Knight Optical, we have provided custom-manufactured optical components for all categories of photography – from sports and architecture to high fashion, landscape and even astrophotography. In this article, we explore the use of a handful of our optics within photographic applications.

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Drone Development on Autopilot: How Are Optical Components Used in Drones?

28th Apr 2021 at 2:37 pm

Last month, NASA made a huge announcement – the success of its Ingenuity helicopter taking flight on Mars, making the UAV the first-ever aircraft to “make a powered, controlled flight on another planet

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Knight Optical’s 30 Years of Premium Quality Optical Components

14th Apr 2021 at 2:43 pm

This year, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of metrology-tested, custom-made optical components – celebrates three decades in business

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Under the Sea: Optical Components Used for Marine Biology and Deep-Sea Exploration

1st Apr 2021 at 2:04 pm

We delve further south into the deep blue and explore how our optics are used in the sea for marine biology and deep-sea exploration.

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Shining a Light on Optical Components and Solar Observation

17th Mar 2021 at 8:43 am

Knight Optical – the leading supplier of metrology-tested, custom-made and stock optical components – explores the relationship between optics and solar observation.  

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Flight of the Optical Components: How Optics Are Used in State-of-the-Art Airborne Applications

15th Feb 2021 at 3:22 pm

As a world-leading supplier of optical components for the cutting-edge integrated technologies within these aircraft divisions, Knight Optical explores some uses of optics in aviation. 

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Optical Components and the Rise of Renewables

26th Jan 2021 at 8:36 am

Knight Optical looks at how the pandemic has created a sea change in how we want to live our lives on planet earth.

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Optics are all around us

7th Dec 2020 at 8:53 am

Whether it’s in the kitchen, bathroom, lounge or utility room, it’s surprising to learn just how many optics live alongside us every day.

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Tiny Tech: The World of Nanotechnology

16th Nov 2020 at 10:26 am

As a regular supplier of metrology-tested components for nanotechnological use, Knight Optical runs through some of the most novel applications within this specialised field of science and tech. 

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