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Optical Mirrors

Full Range Flat Optical Mirror Solutions

Our optical mirrors, also reffferd to as flat optical mirrors, offer a full range of solutions for reflecting light to optimize performance in the UV-VIS-NIR spectral regions. Advanced Optics precision polished flat optical mirrors are available in stock or can be fully customizable to meet your unique requirements. We offer plane-parallel, wedged, or spherical optical mirrors manufactured from a wide variety of substrates polished in almost any configuration. All of our optical mirrors may be purchased uncoated or with a variety of metallic coatings, highly durable dielectric coatings, or as partially reflective mirrors.

Whether you require one of our many catalog mirrors or need a custom fabricated optical mirror, from prototype to production, let Advanced Optics be your trusted partner - You can depend on our 100% outgoing inspection, on-time delivery, and unmatched customer service, all at competitive prices.

Optical Mirror Manufacturing Proficiencies

  • Fabricate polished optical mirrors from 1mm – 530mm.
  • Manufacture plano and concave optical mirrors.
  • Polish round, rectangular, and square substrates and can easily provide custom optical mirrors to meet your requirements.
  • Produce optical mirrors from a variety of substrates including fused silica, quartz, Zerodur®, BOROFLOAT®33, N-BK7®, and soda-lime glass.
  • Achieve parallelism of < 2 arc seconds and offer wedged mirrors.

Available Precision Grade Optical Mirrors:

In addition to our large vvarieties of in stock optical mirrors, Advanced Optics also offers custom optical mirrors, as well as free engineering services. We have the capability to provide custom shapes, apply bevels and drill holes to meet your unique requirements.

Optical Mirror Coating Capabilities:

  • Offer substrates either uncoated or with a variety of reflective coatings coating optimized for performance in the UV-VIS-NIR spectral regions (190nm-2500nm) with the ability to provide highly reflective coatings out to 20 microns.
  • Provide metallic, dielectric, and partially reflective coatings.
  • Custom coatings available upon request.

Need help correctly specifying an optical mirror?

Front surface optical mirrors, also known as first surface mirrors, are precision polished optical flat mirrors coated to reflect light of specific wavelength(s). For an optical mirror to perform as expected having a good understanding of your application, as well as specifying the correct optical characteristics, is essential to reducing costs and procuring the perfect mirror.

Careful consideration should be given to the following and provided when requesting a quotation for an optical mirror.

Optical Mirror Manufacturer

Select Substrate

Soda-lime Glass
BOROFLOAT®33
N-BK7®
Quartz
Viosil
ZERODUR®
ClearCeram®-Z
ULE® Low Expansion Glass

Determine Physical Characteristics

Shape
Tolerances for LxWxT or diameter
Scratch and Dig
Edge Bevels

Establish Accuracy

Surface quality:
Available 1/4, 1/10 or 1/20 wave

Parallelism:
Available to < 2 arc seconds
Clear Aperture

Choose Coating

Wavelength or wavelength range of interest

Percentage of reflectivity required at a specific wavelength(s) at specific AOI.

For further information on how to properly specify an optical mirror, please visit our page: 10 Steps to Consider when Designing Your Optical Mirror.

Careful consideration of all 10 steps will help the manufacturer of your mirror clearly understand your requirements that translates to a faster and more accurate quotation.

Optical Mirror Applications:

Advanced Optics optical mirrors are excellent performers in aerospace, military and commercial avionics, scientific and medical instrumentation, academics and research, as well as industrial applications.

Whether you require custom optical fabrication or one of our many off-the-shelf high quality flat optical mirrors, let us provide you with a competitive quote today!

Have a question? Give us call and tell us about your project. (262) 548-1155