Quarter-wave Plate 48WP-4-L

The quarter-wave plate transforms a linear state of polarization into a circular SOP



The retardation optics type 48WP-4-L are quarter-wave plates (also known as waveplates or retarder plates) that allow the transformation of a linear state of polarization into a circular state of polarization. They have a rotary mount and are designed to be integrated into the multicube system.
  • Quartz plate, low-order
  • For various wavelengths UV-IR
  • Clear aperture 5 mm
  • In adjustable mount with self-locking tubular axis (0 - 360°)
  • Rotation around axis that is inclined 2°  with respect to the optical axis. This avoids interference and back-reflection
  • System mount Ø 19.5 mm
  • Adjustable using Schäfter+Kirchhoff Polarization Analyzer series SK010PA.

Order Options

Order CodeSeriesRetardationOrderWavelengthElementSystem Mount
48WP-4-CA-389L48WPλ/4low  389 nmHeØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-397L48WPλ/4low  397 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-399L48WPλ/4low  399 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-401L48WPλ/4low  401 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-405L48WPλ/4low  405 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-421L48WPλ/4low  421 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-442L48WPλ/4low  442 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-461L48WPλ/4low  461 nmSrØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-488L48WPλ/4low  488 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-523L48WPλ/4low  523 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-556L48WPλ/4low  556 nmYbØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-583L48WPλ/4low  583 nmErØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-589L48WPλ/4low  589 nmNaØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-626L48WPλ/4low  626 nmDyØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-633L48WPλ/4low  633 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-640L48WPλ/4low  640 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-660L48WPλ/4low  660 nm -Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-671L48WPλ/4low  671 nmLiØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-689L48WPλ/4low  689 nmSrØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-760L48WPλ/4low  760 nmNaØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-767L48WPλ/4low  767 nmKØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-780L48WPλ/4low  780 nmRbØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-795L48WPλ/4low  795 nm-Ø 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-811L48WPλ/4low  811 nmKrØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-852L48WPλ/4low  852 nmCsØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-1083L48WPλ/4low1083 nmHeØ 19.5 mm
48WP-4-CA-1550L48WPλ/4low1550 nm -Ø 19.5 mm


Dimensional drawing
980210090404.pdf (Dimensional drawing)
STEP model
980210000404.stp (STEP model)
STEP model
980210000404.stp (STEP model, for registered users only)

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Polarization Analyzer SK010PA

Measurement tool for coupling into polarization-maintaining fiber cables