Optical prisms are used in a wide range of applications from cameras and binoculars to scientific instruments and optical surveying equipment. Prisms are designed to change the direction of light, splitting it into different wavelengths and angles. They work by refracting, reflecting, and dispersing light.
Prisms work on the principle of refraction or total internal reflection, depending on their shape and material. For example, a triangular prism consists of two parallel surfaces inclined to each other, which causes light to bend as it enters and exits the prism. This bending causes the light to undergo dispersion, splitting it into different wavelengths and colors.
Another example is a Porro prism used in binoculars. This type of prism reflects light twice, which enables compact binocular designs. It consists of two triangular prisms arranged at 90-degree angles, which causes the image to be oriented correctly when viewed through the binoculars.
Prisms can also be used for applications such as beam splitting, polarization-splitting, and wavelength separation. For example, a polarizing prism is designed to transmit light waves of certain polarization and reflects others. They can be used in applications such as microscopy, polarimetry, and optical communication.
In summary, optical prisms are an essential component of many optical and scientific instruments, and their design and working principle enable a wide range of applications.
TC Optics is a leading prism factory specializing in custom optical prism design. With our expertise, we can create a variety of prism shapes tailored to meet each customer's unique needs. Moreover, we can provide prism carving with exceptional surface quality of 10-5 and achieve pyramid 1 and Lamda/10, ensuring the highest precision for your optical needs. Our prisms can also meet military requests, and we can provide Zygo reports to ensure your satisfaction. Trust TC Optics for your custom prism needs.
Our product range includes almost all common optics, especially customer-specific but also catalog goods can be obtained from us.
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