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Bi-convex lenses are manufactured with an identical convex surface on both sides of the lens.

  • Bi-convex lenses have positive focal lengths and form both real and virtual images.
  • Aberrations such as coma, distortion, and chromatic aberration almost exactly cancel out at unit conjugate ratios due to the symmetry. Aberrations will increase as conjugate ratios depart from unity.
  • Recommended for virtual imaging of real objects, and for positive conjugate ratios from approximately 0.2 to 5. Values are wavelength sensitive.
  • Antireflection coatings can be ordered as an option.
  • We also provide precision grade bi-convex lens with tighter manufacturing tolerances.
  • Bi-convex elements have a Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ) ranging from 100 to 1,000 units.

General Specifications:

Parameter Value
Default unit mm
Material BK7
Diameter tolerance +0, -0.1mm (+0, -0.15mm for diameter>75mm)
Clear aperture 90%
Focal length tolerance +/-2% (+/-5% for 400 series)
Center thickness tolerance +/-0.2mm
Centration 3 arc min
Surface quality 60-40

PN: DXS015-020
Description: Bi-convex lens, standard grade BK7 D=15, EFL=20
Material: BK7
EFL: 20
Diameter: 15
Index: 1.51872
BFL: 18.64
Tc: 4
Te: 1.09
Radius1: 20.042
Radius2: -20.0415938911098
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