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General resources

Here you will find information commonly applicable to all our grating products

FAQ

Grating FAQ

Frequently asked questions and answers about our fused silica transmission gratings

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CALCULATOR

Grating order calculator

Find the Littrow angle, diffraction angles and dispersion with our easy to use calculator tool

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ARTICLE

Overview of high-efficiency transmission gratings for molecular spectroscopy

Learn how a transmission grating works.

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Fused silica transmission gratings

Learn how our transmission gratings work

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GUIDE

Polarization definitions

Learn how we define TE and TM polarization for a grating

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GUIDE

Angle sensitivity

Learn why transmission gratings are less angle sensitive than reflection gratings

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ARTICLE

Topology-optimized broadband surface relief transmission grating

Read about our new innovative technology for making broadband diffraction gratings

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Beam steering with fused silica transmission gratings

Read how transmission gratings can be used for steering laser beams for applications like LIDAR.

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Grating removal from gel-pak

How to properly open a fluoroware container

Phase masks

Learn more about how to use our Phase masks.

GUIDE

Phase mask cleaning

Learn how to clean your Phase mask

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GUIDE

Influence of polarization on fringe visibility

Learn how to clean your Phase mask

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GUIDE

Criteria of suitability of the 0/-1 order principle

Learn how to clean your Phase mask

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ARTICLE

NFH paper

Learn how Near-Field Holography works in this article

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Bragg gratings

Learn how fiber Bragg gratings are manufactured and work.

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Noria – the FBG manufacturing solution

Read about NORIA, the turn-key manufacturing system for fiber Bragg gratings from NorthLab Photonics powered by Ibsen Phase masks!

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GUIDE

FBG buyer’s guide

Find suppliers for all your FBG system tools here.

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Pulse shaping

Learn how transmission gratings can be used for pulse stretching/compression and pulse front tilting.

CALCULATOR

Pulse compression calculator

Find the GDD and TOD for a grating pair for pulse compression with our easy to use calculator

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CALCULATOR

Pulse front tilt calculator

Calculate the pulse front tilt from a pass through a transmission grating with our easy to use calculator

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GUIDE

Pulse front tilting

Understand how a grating can change the phase front of a pulse.

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Pulse stretching and compression using grating pairs

Learn how a pair of gratings can be used for stretching or compressing a pulse in time

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