The Most Common Optical Filters and Their Uses

14th Jun 2022 at 10:00 am

Optical Filters are available in an array of choices and are employed for a wide and diverse range of applications. As a global supplier of stock and custom-made optics, Knight Optical runs through the most popular types and some of their typical functions. 

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Technologies used for Military Weaponry & Defence Technology

8th Jun 2022 at 9:39 am

In the finale of its three-part military and defence explorative blog that uncovers some of the high-spec technologies and optics used within these discerning sectors, Knight Optical explores the weapons used by today’s forces. Here, the leading supplier of on-spec optical components for military and defence applications dives deep into the utilisation and ever-evolving development of laser technologies amongst armed forces.

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Knight Optical Heads Back to School to Celebrate Professor’s Honourable Career in Optics

8th Jun 2022 at 8:58 am

Last month, Knight Optical, the global supplier of metrology-tested, premium-quality optical components, sponsored a University of Kent celebratory event that applauded Professor Adrian Podoleanu’s honourable career in the invigorating scientific field of optics.

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Optical Components for Military & Defence Vehicles, Air & Spacecraft

18th May 2022 at 9:58 am

As a leading supplier of ultra-high-precision optical components for integration with high-specification military and defence systems, Knight Optical is uncovering innovations within the industry in its latest three-part blog series on optical components for military and defence applications. In this sequel, the UK- and USA-based optics supplier investigates the gadgets and technology used by the fast-moving vehicle, air and spacecraft divisions of armies, navies, and air forces worldwide.

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Optical Components for Military & Defence Equipment

8th May 2022 at 12:30 pm

Several all-important necessities are considered when providing optics for high-spec military and defence applications. Here at Knight Optical, we’ve been working with these discerning industries for over 30 years and understand the critical distinguishing features demanded from these integral components to facilitate optimum performance. In this three-part blog, we examine some of the equipment required by today’s armed forces and uncover the optics integrated into their designs.

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Top of the Shops: Smart Warehouses & Evolving E-Commerce

24th Apr 2022 at 8:37 am

Following the substantial rise that the e-commerce industry has experienced in the past few years and the consequential strain placed on warehousing facilities, sales growth is starting to slow following its pre-pandemic high1. As we begin to wonder what the future holds for e-commerce, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of custom-made, premium-quality optical components – explores the technology that warehouses have been turning to in their most turbulent times.

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In the Spotlight: New Fluorescence Filter Sets Range

7th Apr 2022 at 2:34 pm

This month, Knight Optical is excited to unveil a brand-new range of Fluorescence Filter Sets. As its first product launch of the year, the announcement comes as welcome news to those working on fluorescence imaging applications, who demand premium-quality, ultra-precision Filter Sets for high-efficiency transmission

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Knight Optical Presents…the World of Geoengineering

6th Apr 2022 at 10:02 am

We’ve talked much of late about optical components being part of diagnostics and therapy devices that help save the lives of humans and, indeed, animals in veterinary applications. However, optics could also be relied upon to protect another important entity – the planet. Here, Knight Optical explores the, somewhat uncharted, yet awe-inspiring world of geoengineering and looks at some of the divisions that could play a pivotal role in helping to beat climate change.

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Knight Optical Presents: The Top 10 Technologically Advanced Sectors of 2021

17th Mar 2022 at 10:03 am

If you’re an avid follower of our blogs, you’ll know that we’re passionate about technologies (both current and old), pioneering, unique systems and remarkable, new methods of doing things. As we reach the end of quarter one for 2022, we look back on the last year and highlight some of the most exciting technologies of 2021.

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The CEO Sleepout for Charity this year!

15th Feb 2022 at 12:22 pm

On 12th May, our very own CEO, Colin Overton, will be sleeping out in the grounds of Kent’s Leeds Castle to raise money for homeless individuals in the UK.

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