News & Updates

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News and Glass Type Updates

DateRefDescription
26 Feb, 2024S-FPL53
S-FPL55
PDF Datasheets updated to reflect changes to coloring  λ80λ5 and internal transmission λ0.800.05 values.  
2 Feb, 2024S-NBM52New Glass Type! S-NBM52 is a new optical glass for polished lenses with higher dispersion while maintaining the same anomalous dispersion as S-NBM51. Read More
20 Nov, 2023LLNL – NIFOhara optical glass and Fused Silica in the NIF! Read More
6 Oct. 2023U of A – GMT7Ohara’s E6 glass is melted for the Giant Magellan Telescope’s last Primary Mirror, GMT7! Read More
8 May 2023Special Order Glass TypesDue to low demand, the following glass types will be moved to Special-Order Glass Types and available for the next 3 years: S-BAH10, S-LAH79, L-TIM28P, S-BAL2, S-TIM22, S-TIH23, S-LAL13, S-LAM54, S-LAH63, & S-LAH63Q. Please contact us directly for recommended alternative glass types and additional information.
8 May 2023Discontinued Glass TypesThe following glass types have been discontinued (limited stock may be available upon request): S-FTL10, S-NSL5, S-BAH32, S-TIM39, S-LAM52, S-LAM58, S-YGH51, S-NBH52, S-NBH53, S-TIM1, SNPH53, & L-LAH86.
13 Jan. 2023S-LAL61QNew Glass Type! S-LAL61Q is a new optical glass for polished lenses with improved chemical durability and a mechanical strength equivalent to S-LAL61. Read More
30 Nov. 2022S-LAH99WNew Glass Type! S-LAH99W is an optical glass with an improved transmittance version of S-LAH99. Read More
27 Dec. 2021S-NBH59New Glass Type! S-NBH59 is an optical glass for polishing lens and is effective for secondary chromatic aberration correction. Read More
18 Feb. 2021Mars RoverOhara Glass Lands on Mars! Read More
3 Dec. 2020Discontinued Glass TypesThe following glass types have been discontinued (limited stock may be available upon request): S-BAH32, S-BAL11, S-BAL41, S-BAM3, S-BSM9, S-BSM22, S-LAL7, S-LAL54, S-LAL56, S-LAM51, S-LAM52, S-LAM58, S-LAM59, S-LAM61, S-NBH52, S-NBH53, S-NPH53, S-NSL5, PBH56, S-TIM1, and S-TIM3.
30 Nov. 2020S-FPM5New Glass Type! S-FPM5 is an optical glass for polished lenses with a Δn/ΔT close to zero. Read More
6 Mar. 2020S-LAL12QNew Glass Type! S-LAL12Q is an optical glass with improved workability and durability. Read More

Upcoming Tradeshows

Date Booth Tradeshow Location
30 Jan.-1 Feb. 2024  #449 Photonics West San Francisco, CA
20-22 Aug. 2024 #519 Optics & Photonics San Diego, CA
21-23 Oct. 2025 TBD Optifab Rochester, NY

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