Optical Components are manufactured from a wide range of substrates, and the very materials they’re fabricated from dictate their suitability for specific tasks. Here, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of metrology-tested, custom-made optics – explores some of the most common substrates that are used for IR applications in its books and lists some of their typical uses
Knight Optical offfers most Gratings, Graticules and Resolution Charts typically include patterns and are highly sought after for optical testing purposes. Dependent on the component in question (and, of course, its end application), these markings serve several roles, such as within testing devices or as weapon sights or range-finding purposes,
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.
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.
The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference – or as it’s otherwise acknowledged ‘COP26’ – sent waves through the sphere in November. As world leaders gathered inside Glasgow’s SEC for the 26th conference to formulate climate change antidotes, the world waited in anticipation for drip-fed updates on refined reformations and pragmatic pledges. In this blog, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of optical components for scientific applications and forward-thinking technologies – explores the crux of recent COP26 discussions and investigates some technologies that seek to alleviate concerns relating to the climate crisis.
To coincide with this month’s optics focus, we’re diving into our sought-after range of Optical Flats. In this summarising blog, we’ll explore the main features of these optical components, explain how they work and reveal the customisation elements that are available here at Knight Optical.
The beauty industry is a multi-billion-pound business. According to research from Global Data, more consumers will be willing to invest even more money in the health and beauty sector in the future, making the market the fastest growing industry in the UK by 20221. Where there’s growth, technology usually follows closely behind, and the beauty industry is no exception. In this blog, Knight Optical – the leading global supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested optical components – explores the ground-breaking technologies that are set to change the face of the beauty industry as we know it.
While COVID-related repercussions have impacted the world over the past year and a half, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested optical components – has demonstrated its business resilience by swiftly adapting to disruptions and maintaining business-as-usual status amidst a worldwide pandemic.