What is a prism, about the classification and field

A prism is mainly a transparent object surrounded by two intersecting but not parallel planes, used to divide or disperse light beams; A prism cannot offset light rays and can also be used to adjust the direction of the image.

The processing materials for prisms include many types of optical glass, quartz, calcium fluoride, zinc selenide, and germanium. Prisms are divided into right angle prisms, cubic prisms, pentagonal prisms, Dove prisms, ridge prisms, wedge angle prisms, rhombic prisms, Paul’s prisms, pyramid prisms, and semi pentagonal prisms. Each prism is optically coated as required.

Prism applications include cameras, projectors, optical instruments, fingerprint meters, collimators, rangefinders, image detectors, mechanical sight glasses, solar converters, rangefinders, orthophoto telescopes, laser equipment, laser measurement systems, and more.



Hanzhong Brisun Optics Co., Ltd. Is the high precision optical element manufacturer provides customized production of Various optical lenses, including spherical lens, cylindrical lens, optical window, mirror, prism, filter, metal base mirror and other high-precision optical elements. The base materials include various optical glass, fused quartz, calcium fluoride (CaF2), zinc selenide (ZnSe), germanium (GE), silicon (SI), sapphire, metal and other materials. And provide antireflective film, high reflection film, spectroscopic film, metal film and other optical coatings.

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