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491 nm MaxLine® laser clean-up filter

Part Number: LL01-491-12.5

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Optical Specifications
Transmission Band 1Tabs > 90% 491.0 nm
Center Wavelength 1491.0 nm
Guaranteed Minimum Bandwidth 1Transmission guaranteed for laser wavelength only
FWHM Bandwidth 1 (nominal)1.9 nm (typical); 3.4 nm (maximum)
Blocking Band 1ODabs > 5 417.2 – 486.1 nm
Blocking Band 2ODabs > 6 451.7 – 483.6 nm
Blocking Band 3ODabs > 6 498.4 – 540.1 nm
Blocking Band 4ODabs > 5 495.9 – 630.3 nm

General Filter Specifications
Laser Wavelength 1491.0 nm
Angle of Incidence0 ± 2 degrees
Cone Half-angle0.5 degrees
Optical Damage Rating0.1 J/cm2 @ 532 nm (10 ns pulse width)

Physical Filter Specifications (applies to standard sized parts; contact us regarding other sizes)
Transverse Dimensions (Diameter)12.5 mm
Transverse Dimensions 2 (Diameter)25 mm
Transverse Tolerance (mounted)+ 0.0 / – 0.1 mm
Filter Thickness (Mounted)3.5 mm
Filter Thickness Tolerance (Mounted)± 0.1 mm
Clear Aperture≥ 10 mm
Clear Aperture 2≥ 22 mm
Substrate Thickness (unmounted)2.0 mm
Substrate Thickness Tolerance (unmounted)± 0.1 mm
OrientationArrow on ring indicates preferred direction of propagation of light

Edge Filters


488 nm EdgeBasic™ best-value long-pass edge filter

• Filter with 50% edge at 500nm
• 497 cm-1 transition
• Tavg > 93% from 504.7 – 900nm

Custom sizing delivery confirmed ARO (sizing fee applies).
Part # BLP01-488R-25
(Non-US pricing info)

Notch Filters


488 nm StopLine® single-notch filter

• Laser Wavelength = 488 nm
• Typical Notch Bandwidth = 14 nm
• ODabs > 6 488 nm

Custom sizing delivery confirmed ARO (sizing fee applies).
Part # NF03-488E-25
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Dichroic Beamsplitters


488 nm laser BrightLine® single-edge super-resolution / TIRF dichroic beamsplitter

• Laser Dichroic Beamsplitter with edge at 495.5 nm
• Rabs > 94% 471 – 491 nm
• Ravg > 90% 350 – 471 nm
• Tavg > 93% 499.8 – 1200 nm
• Flatness / RWE: Super-resolution / TIRF

Custom sizing delivery confirmed ARO (sizing fee applies).
Part # Di03-R488-t1-25x36
(Non-US pricing info)


488 nm StopLine® notch laser dichroic beamsplitter

• Laser Wavelength = 488 nm
• R > 98% 488 nm
• Tavg > 90% 350 – 465 nm & 523 – 1600 nm
• Flatness / RWE: Laser

Custom sizing delivery confirmed ARO (sizing fee applies).
Part # NFD01-488-25x36
(Non-US pricing info)

US domestic pricing only. If you are ordering from outside the US, please contact your nearest regional distributor for the correct list price.
Tech Note
Cleaning Optical FiltersInstructions for cleaning hard coated optical filters
Filter ReliabilityCompares the performance and reliability of hard coated filters to traditional soft-coated filters and provides information about the testing standards for Semrock filters
Measuring Light with Wavelengths & WavenumbersCompares units of wavelength to wavenumbers and provides formulas for calculating wavenumber shift
Laser Damage ThresholdProvides information for calculating laser damage threshold for pulsed and continuous wave lasers
Working with Optical DensityTables to describe the relationship between OD and transmission with tips for quickly calculating OD
Filter Spectra at Non-normal Angles of IncidenceDiscusses how angle tuning affects the spectral response of different types of filters.
Filter Types for Raman Spectroscopy ApplicationsCompares the performance of different combinations of LWP and SWP edge filters, notch and laser line filters for Raman applications
RazorEdge Filter LayoutsDescribes two different filter layouts that are commonly used in Raman applications
Journal Article
Thin-Film Filters for Raman SpectroscopyTuran Erdogan, PhD, and Victor Mizrahi, PhD, Semrock Inc., Spectroscopy, December 2004
Describes the types and functions of filters commonly used in Raman spectroscopy
Raman SpectroscopyAn overview of Raman spectroscopy, including solutions from Semrock and additional learning resources.

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