Aerial Imagery Applications

Limitations of Standard Optics in Aerial Imagery Applications

Click to Expand As a leading provider of precision-engineered optical solutions, JML Optical offers a full selection of services including opto-mechanical design, thin-film coating, glass and metal fabrication, prototyping, environmental…read more

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Lens Options At JML Optical

Click to Expand Since 1972, JML Optical has been a leading provider of precision-engineered custom optical lenses for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, life science, automotive, entertainment, imaging,…read more

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The Importance of Night Vision Tech

For more than 40 years, JML Optical has pioneered the development and manufacturing of advanced precision lenses and optical solutions. We specialize in rapid design and prototyping of specialty optical…read more

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Optics in the Semiconductor Industry

JML Optical has been delivering custom-engineered optical solutions for nearly 50 years and is one of the leading optical manufacturers in America. We provide rapid design, prototyping, and fabrication services…read more

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Tips to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Tips to Mitigate Risk Here are some tips and best practices that you can follow to mitigate risks in the optical supply chain: Manage Environmental Risk Environmental risk is defined…read more

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How Does Rapid Prototyping Benefit Optical Manufacturing?

In the product manufacturing sector, speed is key. As new technologies are developed and introduced on a seemingly day-to-day basis, companies must continuously strive to shorten their development cycle to…read more

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Celebrating the International Day of Light With JML Optical

(Click to Expand) From everyone at JML Optical, we cordially invite you to join us on May 16th to celebrate the third annual International Day of Light! What Is the…read more

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Acylinders vs. Cylinders

Optical lenses are transparent materials used to refract light waves and control light beams. Two common types of optical lenses include cylinder lenses and acylinder lenses, and which one you…read more

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Planning an Optical Assembly? Here’s What to Consider When Looking for a Solutions Provider

Optical assemblies play a critical role in the function of optical systems. As a result, they must be designed and engineered carefully to ensure they operate and perform as intended…read more

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Applications of Cylindrical Lenses Across Different Industries

An optical lens is a transparent glass material used to bend (refract) light waves and is used to guide, control, and focus light beams. They are designed and manufactured in…read more

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Spherical vs. Aspheric Lenses: How They’re Used in Imaging Applications

The following article focuses on spherical and aspherical lenses, outlining their distinct properties, key benefits, and typical applications. Spherical Lenses Spherical lenses—also sometimes referred to as singlets—are optical lenses that…read more

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The Impact of Optics in Life Science and Medical Markets

The Impact of Optics in Life Science and Medical Markets

Equipment like optical microscopes, fluorescence readers and internal optical scopes are used across a wide variety of end test applications. For many of these instruments, precision optical components and optical…read more

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How to Save Time (and Money) When Specifying Optical Glass

The glass types selected for an optical component or system can have a noticeable impact on price, lead time (both initially and on an on-going basis), manufacturing yield and performance….read more

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