High-contrast IR wire grid polarizers from Edmund Optics are suited for broadband IR applications that require high transmission and contrast, including spectroscopy and thermal imaging. The polarizers are made by applying a thin layer of aluminum microwires to a glass window. They are designed using a lightweight, thin silicon substrate, making them well suited for weight-sensitive systems such as unmanned aerial vehicles. More detail at http://articles.sae.org/12793 .


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