Reflector coatings

NewBie

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For anyone wanting to enhance the light output of their flashlights, here are some links to various reflector coatings:

http://www.mellesgriot.com/products/optics/oc_5_1.htm

http://www.ocli.com/pdf_files/products/metal_based_coatings.pdf

http://optoelectronics.perkinelmer.com/content/RelatedLinks/Aero_WP_EF_Optical%20Coating.PDF

+99% reflective Dichoric mirrors at 45 degree incidence:
+99% Dichoric mirror 45 degrees


Places you can send your reflectors to for special coatings:
• AccuCoat inc. - NY -
• Advanced Materials Processing Corp. - MA - - Thin-Film, Reflective, Antireflective, Optical Filters, UV to IR.
• Advanced Optics, Inc. - IA -
• Alpine Research Optics - CO -
• Andover - NH - $
• AOtec, LLC - MA - - Anti-reflective, Dip, Hard, Coating, Laser Blocking, Reflective, Spin, Vacuum
• Applied Image Group - NY -
• Barr Associates, Inc. - MA -
• Bern Optics, Inc. - MA - - Custom
• Brysen Optical Corporation - FL -
• Corning NetOptix - MA - - Anti-Reflective
• Displays & Optical Technologies, Inc. - TX -
• Esco Products - NJ - - Anti-Reflection, Maximum Reflecting Dielectric & Metallic Reflector Coatings
• Exotic Electro-Optics, Inc. - CA -
• Gooch & Housego PLC - UK -
• Haleos / Act Microdevices - VA -
• II-VI Incorporated / Two-Six /26 - PA - - Thin Film, Polarization, Reflector, Antireflection Coatings
• Janos Technology - VT - - Anti-Reflectance Coatings
• JML Optical Industries, Inc. - NY - $
• Labsphere - NH - - Diffuse Reflectance Coatings
• Lambda Research Optics, Inc. - CA -
• Laser Optics, Inc. - CT - High Power, Max R, Beamsplitters,Metal-Dielectric
• LINOS Photonics - MA - - Thin Film Coatings
• Moonlight Optics - JS, CHINA -
• North American Coating Laboratories - OH -
• OPCO LABORATORY INC - MA -
• Optical Components, Inc. - CA -
• Optosigma - CA - $
• Oriel Corporation - CT -
• PFG Optics - MS - - Coatings from UV thru Near IR
• Photo Technologies, Inc. - TX -
• Plan Optik GmbH - GERMANY -
• Polymer Optics, LLC - CA - - thin film coatings on polymer optics
• Präzisions Glas & Optik GmbH - GERMANY - -
• R&D Centre - UKRAINE - $ - dielectric
• Reynard Corporation - CA - - Anti-Reflection, Conductive, Metallic & Dielectric
• Rocky Mountain Instrument - CO -
• Roper Scientific / Acton Research - MA -
• Seoul Precision Optics Co - KOREA -
• SwissOptic AG - USA -
• Telic Optics, Inc. - MA - - Standard Infrared Anti-Reflection Coatings
• UQG Optics Ltd. - ENGLAND -
 

McGizmo

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Great list of resources! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif Group buy on gold plating?!?!? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/icon15.gif

Thanks Newbie!
 

eebowler

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Very useful info. You however forgot the do-it-yourself Krylon coating for the semi-skilled and the Scotch, satin tape lens 'coating' for the poor/in a rush/non-skilled people. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
 

Doug S

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[ QUOTE ]
NewBie said:
For anyone wanting to enhance the light output of their flashlights, here are some links to various reflector coatings:



[/ QUOTE ]
Doug-
Great links! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif
 
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