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Porro Prisms

  • Porro Prisms Pairs
  • Made of BAK4, BK7, UV fused silica
  • Used in periscopes, binoculars and monoculars
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Material BAK4, UVFS, N-BK7 or equivalent Dimension Tolerance ±0.2mm
Surface Quality 60/40 S/D Clear Aperture >90%
Flatness <λ/10@632.8nm Wavelength Distortion <λ/4@632.8nm
Deviation 180°±10 arc seconds Roof Angle Tolerance <5 arc seconds
Chamfer Sharp roof, other protective chamfered Coating None, Available

Porro Prism is a kind of reflection prisms, which is designed to modify the orientation of image. By twice internal reflection, light incoming or image from the largest face will exit through the same surface. In other words, the image will rotate by 180° but not inverted. And porro prisms are often used as a pair named double Porro prism. This kind of prisms is often used in the field of optical telescope for modifying the orientation of image.

Hangzhou Shalom EO offers the Porro prisms made of BAK4, BK7 and UV fused silica, they are widely used in periscopes, telescopes, binoculars and monoculars.