ODiate® Optical Filters

Introducing ODiate® optical filter coatings, manufactured on Newport’s next-generation thin film coating platform, designed to deliver a high level of precision, productivity and consistency of spectral performance.  Discover how ODiate® optical filters can enable high signal to noise system performance, low crosstalk between channels, and repeatable spectral feature placement for your sophisticated optical systems.

Our team utilizes cutting-edge product development tools and expertise to solve your most difficult optical filter-based instrumentation requirements.  We can help accelerate your instrument development by consulting early in your design cycle on the transmission, reflection, edge transitions and OD blocking required of each individual filter and the corresponding performance of all the filters within the system.

Why Choose ODiate® Optical Filters?

  • 55-year history of innovation in optical filters
  • World class, volume production capacity available
  • High transmission and deep blocking enabling high signal-noise performance
  • Steep edge transitions leading to low crosstalk between channels
  • Optimized designs for your most complex fluorescence assays
  • Tailored wavelengths in ultraviolet, visible and infrared
  • Next-generation thin film coating platform
  • Proprietary dynamical optical monitoring
  • Value added sub-assembly engineering available to elevate your instrument
  • Packaged to streamline your manufacturing process
  • Complete optical filter manufacturing in our Franklin, MA facility

We have worked closely with OEM customers to guide them in the development of custom optical filter-based solutions from concept to prototype to full scale production.

ODiate® Optical Coating Specifications and Capabilities

Attribute   ODiate™
Wavelength Range 340 to 1800 nm
Transmission Peak >98%
Wavelength Accuracy (of CWL)  ±0.25%
Wideband Blocking Verifiable to OD8
Scatter & Absorption <1%
Edge Transitionas %CWL from 50%T to OD6 ≥ 0.5%
Substrate Materials Borofloat, Fused Silica, nBK-7, Silicon, others
Substrate Size and Shape ≤ 200 mm diameter, ≤ 6 mm thick
Scratch-Dig 60-40 typical
Environmental Humidity MIL-STD-810C, Method 507, Proc 1 mod to > 20 days

The above capabilities are typical values. Please reach out to discuss your needs as some design requirements may allow for better results or could influence other limitations on final specifications.

ODiate® Optical Coating Solutions

Explore a few examples of our wide range of coating capabilities designed using our next generation high performance coating platform. The below spectral performance graph samples are actual coating results measured using our proprietary metrology tools.

Dual Band Excitation Filter Transmission Graph
Dual Band Excitation Filter Transmission
Dual Band Excitation Filter OD Graph
Dual Band Excitation Filter Optical Density
Dual Band Emission Filter Transmission Graph
Dual Band Emission Filter Transmission
Dual Band Emission Filter Optical Density
Dual Band Emission Filter Optical Density
492 nm Dichroic Beamsplitter Transmission Graph
452 nm Dichroic Beamsplitter Transmission
600 nm Dichroic Beamsplitter Transmission Graph
600 nm Dichroic Beamsplitter Transmission
633 nm Polarizing Beamsplitter Transmission Graph
633 nm Polarizing Beamsplitter Transmission
Photopic_Filter Transmission
Photopic Filter Transmission
Visible Liner Shaping_Filter Transmission Graph
Visible Liner Shaping Filter Transmission

ODiate® Filter Applications

Through the course of our global fight against COVID-19, the MKS team has manufactured over 5 million optical filters for detection instruments. We are ready to help you overcome any challenges and further enable the technologies that will transform our world.

Elevate your instrument performance with ODiate® optical filters in…

  • High-Throughput Screening
  • Analytical Instruments
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Fluorescence Imaging
  • Medical Instrumentation
  • PCR Detection
  • Spectroscopy
  • Laser Systems
  • Microscopy
  • Raman Imaging

Introducing ODiate® Premium Filter Coatings - Photonics West 2023

Optical Filter Coatings for Scientific & Medical Applications


To Learn more about how Newport can bring your instruments to life:

Contact: Craig Hanson
Senior Product Manager
Office: +1(505) 250-6033

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