Your One-Stop Source for Waveplates

From prototype to production, Rainbow Research Optics, Inc. (RROI) manufactures and delivers precision quality waveplates for ultraviolet (UV), visible (VIS), and infrared (IR) wavelength ranges.

  • Damage thresholds up to 10 J/cm2 10 nsec pulse
  • Mounted and unmounted
  • Fast delivery

STANDARD WAVEPLATES

Customization is available beyond what’s listed. Contact us with your requirements.

Zero Order Quartz Waveplates

 (part code: QWPZ)
Substrate: Crystal Quartz
Surface Figure: λ/10 @ 633 nm
Surface Quality: 10-5 Laser Quality
Diameters: 5.0 mm to 2.0 in
Diameter Tolerance: +0.0/-0.20 mm
Parallelism: ≤ 1.0 arc min.
AR Coating: R < 0.25%
Wavelengths: 213 to 2020 nm
Retardation: λ/2 or λ/4
Retardation Tolerance: λ/500 at 20 Å° C
Damage Threshold: > 10 mJ/cm2 10 nsec pulse
Clear Aperture: > 85% of diameter

Mutiple Order Quartz Waveplates

(part code: QWPM)
Substrate: Crystal Quartz
Surface Figure: λ/10 @ 633 nm
Surface Quality: 10-5 Laser Quality
Diameters: 5.0 mm to 2.0 in
Diameter Tolerance: +0.0/-0.20 mm
Parallelism: ≤ 1.0 arc min.
AR Coating: R < 0.25%
Wavelengths: 213 to 2020 nm
Retardation: λ/2 or λ/4
Retardation Tolerance: λ/500 at 20 Å° C
Damage Threshold: > 10 mJ/cm2 10 nsec pulse
Clear Aperture: > 85% of diameter

Polarization Rotators

(part code: FRP)
Substrate: Crystal Quartz
Transmitted Wavefront: λ/4 @ 633 nm
Surface Quality: 20-10 Laser Quality
Diameter Tolerance: + 0.0/-0.25 mm
Damage Threshold: > 100 mJ/cm2 10 nsec pulse
Beam Deviation: ≤ 3 arc min.
Clear Aperture: > 90% of diameter
Adhesion and Durability: Per MIL-C-675A

Dual Wavelength Waveplates

(part code: IBP)
Substrate: Crystal Quartz
Surface Figure: λ/10 @ 633 nm
Surface Quality: 10-5 Laser Quality
Diameters: 5.0 mm to 2.0 in
Diameter Tolerance: +0.0/-0.20 mm
Parallelism: ≤ 1.0 arc min.
AR Coating: R < 0.50%
Retardation: < λ/100 at 20 Å° C
Damage Threshold: > 2 J/cm2 10 nsec pulse
Clear Aperture: > 90% of diameter
Adhesion and Durability: Per MIL-C-675A

Optical Beam Isolators

(part code: OBI)
Substrate: BK7 or Crystal Quartz
Transmitted Wavefront: λ/4 @ 633 nm
Surface Quality: 20-10 Laser Quality
Diameter Tolerance: +0.0/-0.25 mm
Damage Threshold: > 100 mJ/cm2 10 nsec pulse
Beam Deviation: ≤ 3 arc min.
Reflectance Efficiency: Rs > 99.0%
Clear Aperture: > 90% of diameter
Adhesion and Durability: Per MIL-C-675A