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General product naming conventions are as follows:
GMBW = Guaranteed Minimum Bandwidth Occasionally there will be an additional ending to the part number after the diameter/dimensions are called out. The addition of a "-D" indicates that a part is unmounted. In this case, the diameter of 25 means that diameter of the glass substrate is 25mm. The addition of a "-N" calls for a part to be unmarked and will not include the Semrock logo, part number, or arrow to indicate the proper orientation.
In the case of a multiband or multi-notch filter, the multiple bands will be called out in an xxx/yyy format, as in this multiband dichroic.
For those parts who have multiple grades available for purchase, the grade is specified in this way:
The following is a guide to help you correlate part numbers and product families. It is not intended for users to create part numbers.
|Abbreviation||Stands For...||Product Family|
|BLP||Basic Long Pass||EdgeBasic™|
|BSP||Basic Short Pass||EdgeBasic™|
|-D||unhoused, has no metal ring||All|
|E||E-grade filter||RazorEdge®, StopLine®|
|FDi||Flattest dichroic, used for imaging applications||BrightLine®|
|FRET||Fluorescence resonance energy transfer||BrightLine®|
|Hg||Periodic symbol for mercury||MaxLamp®|
|LP||Long pass||BrightLine®, RazorEdge®|
|LPD||Long pass dichroic||RazorEdge Dichroic|
|PBP||Polarizing bandpass||Polarizing bandpass|
|S||S-grade filter||RazorEdge®, StopLine®|
|-STR||Sutter Threaded Ring||All (≤ 2 mm substrate required)|
|U||U-grade filter||RazorEdge®, StopLine®|