Eddie Sutton

Advisory Notes on Optical Isolators for Infrared Wavelengths

June 3, 2014

“It’s the IR that makes isolators difficult.” An Optical Isolator consists of a Faraday Rotator and two Polarizers, all contained in a Body. A Faraday Rotator consists of a Magneto-Optic Material mounted in a magnetic field. (Request separate paper on the Operation of an Optical Isolator). The Magneto-Optic Material must have: low absorption at the […]

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The dome at the Lick Observatory

CLEO 2014 Tip: Visit Lick Observatory

May 20, 2014

Going to CLEO 2013 in San Jose? Be sure to set aside half a day and drive up to one of the world’s major astronomical observatories, the Lick Observatory in Mount Hamilton, California. There are many places along the freeway and in San Jose where you can see the white dome on the mountain ridge. […]

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February 4, 2014

NEW 3.2 mm Aperture Small Size λ’s from 3 µm to 14 µm, tunable +/- 10%

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January 9, 2014

Innovation Photonics ANNOUNCEMENT 10 µm OPTICAL ISOLATORS Wavelengths: tunable 9 µm to 11 µm Aperture: 4.5 mm Transmission: 80% – 85% (preliminary) Isolation: 330:1 to 1,000:1 January 6, 2014 62 Depot Street Verona, NJ 07044 info@innpho.com www.innpho.com

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8 um Isolators

(4-5) µm and 8 µm Isolators

November 28, 2012

InnPho has completed development of isolators for two very active QCL wavelength clusters that are around (4-5) µm and around 8 µm. These isolators are now in production.

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