Optical Filters FAQs

Here we have provided comprehensive lists of commonly asked questions regarding our Semrock optical filters and related applications. This information is designed to support your inquiries, but if you don’t find the answers you are looking for we encourage you to contact us for further assistance.

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What is SearchLight and how do I use it?

SearchLight is a free spectral modeling tool, and there are many resources for understanding and learning how to use SearchLight.

  • Find SearchLight here
  • Find a basic overview here
  • Find an introductory video here
  • Find a MyLight tutorial here, which is an additional SearchLight feature
  • Find some tips and tricks here
  • Find a detailed overview here
  • Find a white paper on the technical and theoretical underpinning of SearchLight here