What is refractive index?

What is refractive index?

The refractive index (also known as the index of refraction) is defined as the quotient of the speed of light as it passes through two media. It is a dimensionless number that depends on the temperature and wavelength of the beam of light. “Refractive index describes...
Applications of aspheric optics

Applications of aspheric optics

Earlier we wrote about the best technologies for custom aspheric optics manufacturing. In today’s article we will take a closer look at some of the traditional applications of aspheric optics. But first, a short recap, what are aspheric optics? What are aspheric...