äNewport introduces the VALUMAX series of optical mirrors for general purpose use. With its selection of six metallic and broadband dielectric coatings, the VALUMAX series sets a new standard of value and performance of optical elements. Covering the UV, visible and IR with a wavelength range from 250 nm to 20 µm, Newport’s highly economic new optical mirrors are the perfect choice for prototype development, proof-of-concept or educational applications.
The VALUMAX family of mirrors is 25.4 mm in diameter with a thickness of 6.0 mm, and a flatness of λ/10. The utilized Borofloat® 33 substrates are recognized for their outstanding material properties including a more than two times lower thermal expansion compared to
“By taking advantage of advanced polishing techniques and Newport’s high volume manufacturing, VALUMAX mirrors are truly cost effective and provide excellent value for basic applications”, says Anna Sansan Wang, Optics Product Manager at Newport. A convenient pack of ten mirrors is offered at a discount for users outfitting new laboratories or research applications. “For applications that require even higher performance and quality, Newport also provides one of the broadest selections of high performance optics in the industry.”