Imagine a grating but with dispersion that is 50x higher

See our VIPA page for detailed information about VIPA's and our VIPA Designer and the VIPA Designer User's Guide for a lot of helpful design information

  • Material: Fused Silica
  • Substrate Wedge: <0.05 arc seconds
  • Clear aperture: 90% of outside dimensions
  • Surface quality: 10/5 or better
  • Matched surface figure: λ/200 rms
  • Dimensions: 22mm x 24mm including a 3mm input window
  • Thickness: see table

0.5/cm VIPAs

1/cm VIPAs

2/cm VIPAs

Standard Mount

Calcium Fluoride Infrared VIPAs

Contact us anytime for custom items - that's what we do

VIRTUALLY IMAGED PHASE ARRAYS
0.5/CM (15GHZ) VIRTUALLY IMAGED PHASE ARRAYS
$2300

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 415nm to 500nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-1
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 415nm to 500nm, target finesse ~59

$2325

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 500nm to 600nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-2
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 500nm to 600nm, target finesse ~65

$2350

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 600nm to 725nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-3
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 600nm to 725nm, target finesse ~70

$2350

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 680nm to 800nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-9
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 680nm to 800nm, target finesse ~70

$2375

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 725nm to 875nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-4
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 725nm to 875nm, target finesse ~93

$2400

VIPA .5cm (15GHz) , 875nm to 1050nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-5
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 875nm to 1050nm, target finesse ~100

$2425

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 1050nm to 1260nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-6
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 1050nm to 1260nm, target finesse ~104

$2450

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 1260nm to 1500nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-7
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 1260nm to 1500nm, target finesse ~108

$2475

VIPA .5/cm (15GHz) , 1500nm to 1700nm

Part Number: OP-6721-6743-8
Details: .5/cm (15GHz) , 1500nm to 1700nm, target finesse ~110

1/CM (30GHZ) VIRTUALLY IMAGED PHASE ARRAYS
$2350

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 415nm to 500nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-1
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 415nm to 500nm, target finesse ~59

$2375

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 500nm to 600nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-2
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 500nm to 600nm, target finesse ~65

$2400

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 600nm to 725nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-3
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 600nm to 725nm, target finesse ~70

$2400

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 680nm to 800nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-9
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 680nm to 800nm, target finesse ~70

$2425

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 725nm to 875nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-4
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 725nm to 875nm, target finesse ~93

$2450

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 875nm to 1050nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-5
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 875nm to 1050nm, target finesse ~100

$2475

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 1050nm to 1260nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-6
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 1050nm to 1260nm, target finesse ~104

$2500

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 1260nm to 1500nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-7
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 1260nm to 1500nm, target finesse ~108

$2525

VIPA 1/cm (30GHz) , 1500nm to 1700nm

Part Number: OP-6721-3371-8
Details: 1/cm (30GHz) , 1500nm to 1700nm, target finesse ~110

2/CM (60GHZ) VIRTUALLY IMAGED PHASE ARRAY
$2450

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 415nm to 500nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-1
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 415nm to 500nm, target finesse ~59

$2475

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 500nm to 600nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-2
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 500nm to 600nm, target finesse ~65

$2300

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 600nm to 725nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-3
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 600nm to 725nm, target finesse ~70

$2300

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 680 to 800nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-9
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 680nmto 800nm, target finesse ~70

$2325

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 725nm to 875nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-4
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 725nm to 875nm, target finesse ~93

$2350

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 875nm to 1050nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-5
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 875nm to 1050nm, target finesse ~100

$2375

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 1050nm to 1260nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-6
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 1050nm to 1260nm, target finesse ~104

$2400

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 1260nm to 1500nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-7
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 1260nm to 1500nm, target finesse ~108

$2425

VIPA 2/cm (60GHz) , 1500nm to 1700nm

Part Number: OP-6721-1686-8
Details: 2/cm (60GHz) , 1500nm to 1700nm, target finesse ~110

VIRTUALLY IMAGED PHASE ARRAY MOUNTING
$95

Standard VIPA Etalon Mounting

Part Number: OP-7343
Details: VIPA is cemented to a protective mount that enables mounting in a standard 2" diameter optic holder

CALCIUM FLUORIDE VIPAS

Calcium Fluoride VIPA

Part Number: OP-7553-thickness-wavelength
Details: Solid Calcium Fluoride VIPAs can be used throughout the visible and infrared region.  Thickness and wavelength range are based on customer requirements.  Contact LightMachinery to discuss, sample drawing is shown.

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