Ramin Lalezari

President, Advanced Thin Films

Ramin Lalezari is president of Advanced Thin Films, a unit of IDEX Optics & Photonics (Boulder, CO).

FIGURE 1. A mirror designed for use inside a laser cavity has R >99.95% over a bandwidth of 500 nm (a). A mirror for cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) has R = 99.9994% at 1650 nm (b).
Test & Measurement

OPTICS FABRICATION: High-performance mirrors excel for intracavity applications

Feb. 1, 2012
With carefully controlled absorption and scattering losses, high-reflectivity, low-loss dielectric mirrors enable demanding applications such as gravitational-wave detection and...