Objectives

Special Optics excels at designing high N.A. microscope objective lenses. All lens designs can be customized for your application. Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Custom Request Form

Examples of specialty lenses:

  • TIRF objectives with top numerical apertures

  • High transmission (~350 nm) for laser microdissection

  • Special objectives for patch-clamp applications on vital brain sections allowing measurements of individual ion channels using an inert dip-in objective

  • Infrared-optimized multiphoton objectives for imaging deep neuronal tissue sections

  • Water, glycerol and multi-immersion objectives with correct refraction index for the sample medium and aberration-free imaging of thicker samples

Objectives photo
SPECS
  • Material
    Stainless, Ultem or Titanium
  • Wavelength Range (nm)
    Visible (390-750nm) to NIR (700-1400nm)
  • Working Distance
    0.3mm to 55mm
No results. Try changing your filters.
Air
Model Description
54-22-30@767-852nm 6.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.37 NA, 20mm Air + 5mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.37
F# 1.36
Aperture (mm) 22
EFL (mm) 30
Working Distance 20mm Air + 5mm Silica
FOV 0.1
Mag 6.7
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Uni-kl.de
Application Ultra Cold Atom Research
Documents
55-S10-3@1030nm 20.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.44 NA, 4mm Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.44
F# 1.14
Aperture (mm) 8.75
EFL (mm) 10
Working Distance 4mm Air
FOV 2.8
Mag 20.0
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Excelsius
Application Life Science
Documents
54-20-60@635&1550nm 3.3X SO Microscope Objective, 0.17 NA, 55mm Air + 3mm Bk7
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.17
F# 3.00
Aperture (mm) 20
EFL (mm) 60
Working Distance 55mm Air + 3mm Bk7
FOV 1.5
Mag 3.3
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name BSCI
Application Quantum Physics
Documents
54-18-21@633nm 9.5X SO Microscope Objective, 0.43 NA, 29.4mm Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.43
F# 1.17
Aperture (mm) 18
EFL (mm) 21
Working Distance 29.4mm Air
FOV 0.15
Mag 9.5
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name U of Arizona
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-17-25@532&421.3nm 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.34 NA, 18mm Air + 6.35mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.34
F# 1.47
Aperture (mm) 17
EFL (mm) 25
Working Distance 18mm Air + 6.35mm Silica
FOV 0.06
Mag 8.0
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Stuttgart
Application Ultra Cold Atom Research
Documents
54-3.5-4@325nm 50.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.44 NA, 8mm Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.44
F# 1.14
Aperture (mm) 3.5
EFL (mm) 4
Working Distance 8mm Air
FOV 0.25
Mag 50.0
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Uni-frankfurt
Application Physics Research
Documents
54-36-41@671&1064nm 4.9X SO Microscope Objective, 0.44 NA, 26.83mm Air + 6.1mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.44
F# 1.14
Aperture (mm) 36
EFL (mm) 41
Working Distance 26.83mm Air + 6.1mm Silica
FOV 0.4
Mag 4.9
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name MIT Physics
Application Physics Research
Documents
54-23-26@852-940nm 6.90X SO Microscope Objective, 0.45 NA, 18.23mm Air+5mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.45
F# 1.20
Aperture (mm) 24.0
EFL (mm) 29.0
Working Distance 18.23mm Air+5mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 6.90
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name U of Waterloo
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-28-28@671&1064nm 7.1X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 17mm Air + 4mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 28
EFL (mm) 28
Working Distance 17mm Air + 4mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 7.1
Housing Ultem
Customer Name MAX Planck
Application Quantum Physics
Documents
54-25-25@532&767&780&1064nm 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 12mm Air + 5mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 25
EFL (mm) 25
Working Distance 12mm Air + 5mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 8.0
Housing Ultem
Customer Name MAX Planck
Application Quantum Physics
Documents
54-26-26@852nm 7.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 19mm Air + 6.336mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 26
EFL (mm) 26
Working Distance 19mm Air + 6.336mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 7.7
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Chicago
Application Ultra Cold Atom Research
Documents
54-5-5@488nm 40.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 4.5mm Air + 0.17mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 5
EFL (mm) 5
Working Distance 4.5mm Air + 0.17mm Silica
FOV 0.09
Mag 40.0
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Controlled Semi
Application Physical Sciences
54-49-49@401&421nm 4.08X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 5mm Air + 6mm Silica + 29mm Vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 49.0
EFL (mm) 49.0
Working Distance 5mm Air + 6mm Silica + 29mm Vacuum
FOV 0.10
Mag 4.08
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Innsbruck
Application Physical Science
54-30-25@399,532,556,1064nm 4.76X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 3.41mm air + 6mm silica window + 10mm Vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 42.00
EFL (mm) 42.00
Working Distance 3.41mm air + 6mm silica window + 10mm Vacuum
FOV 0.20
Mag 4.76
Housing Ultem
Customer Name Korea Research Inst
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-14-102@369nm SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 5mm Air + 6mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 3.9
Working Distance 5mm Air + 6mm Silica
FOV 1.2x1.2
Housing Stainless
Customer Name U of Sussex
Application Physical science
54-26-25@780nm 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.52 NA, 16.83mm Air +7.1mm Silica+1.9mm H-K9L
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.52
F# 0.96
Aperture (mm) 26
EFL (mm) 25
Working Distance 16.83mm Air +7.1mm Silica+1.9mm H-K9L
FOV 0.35
Mag 8.0
Housing Ultem
Customer Name USTC
Application Ultra Cold Atom Research
Documents
54-33-31@767&780nm 6.5X SO Microscope Objective, 0.52 NA, 15.7mm Air + 4mm Borofloat
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.53
F# 0.94
Aperture (mm) 33
EFL (mm) 31
Working Distance 15.7mm Air + 4mm Borofloat
FOV 0.1
Mag 6.5
Housing Ultem
Customer Name Monash.edu
Application Quantum Physics
Documents
54-23-20@532, 671, 767, 1064nm 10.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.55 NA, 1.5mm Air+6.18mm Silica window+10.06mm Vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.55
F# 0.86
Aperture (mm) 23.0
EFL (mm) 20.0
Working Distance 1.5mm Air + 6.18mm Silica window + 10.06mm Vacuum
FOV 0.20
Mag 10.0
Housing Ultem
Customer Name USTC
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-19-16.7@355&369nm 11.98X SO Microscope Objective, 0.56 NA, 6.8mm air + 6.22mm silica window + 48.41 vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.56
F# 0.89
Aperture (mm) 20
EFL (mm) 16.7
Working Distance 6.8mm air + 6.22mm silica window + 48.41 vacuum
FOV 0.3
Mag 11.98
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name U of Sydney
Application Quantum Physics
Documents
54-36-30@767&589nm 6.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.60 NA, 18mm Air + 4mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.60
F# 0.83
Aperture (mm) 36
EFL (mm) 30
Working Distance 18mm Air + 4mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 6.7
Housing Ultem
Customer Name MAX Planck
Application Physics Research
Documents
54-36.2-30@780&852nm 6.67X SO Microscope Objective, 0.60 NA, 18mm Air + 4mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.60
F# 0.83
Aperture (mm) 36.0
EFL (mm) 30.0
Working Distance 18mm Air + 4mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 6.67
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Durham U Dept. of Physics
Application Physical Science
54-18-12 @ 532, 671, 852, & 935nm 16.26X SO Microscope Objective, 0.60 NA, 16mm Vacuum+4mm Spectrosil+3.2mmN-BK7+1mm silica 1.65 Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.60
F# 0.66
Aperture (mm) 15.2
EFL (mm) 12.3
Working Distance 16mm Vacuum + 4mm Spectrosil + 3.2mmN-BK7 + 1mm silica 1.65 Air
FOV 0.82
Mag 16.26
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Chicago
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-22-18.5@369nm 10.81X SO Microscope Objective, 0.60 NA, 5mm Air +6mm Silica +18.78mm Vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.60
F# 0.84
Aperture (mm) 22.0
EFL (mm) 18.5
Working Distance 5mm Air +6mm Silica +18.78mm Vacuum
FOV 0.30
Mag 10.81
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name U of Sydney
Application Physical Science
54-36.6-30@370nm 6.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.6 NA, 11mm air + 6mm SiO2 + 49mm air or vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.6
F# 0.833
Aperture (mm) 36
EFL (mm) 30
Working Distance 11mm air + 6mm SiO2 + 49mm air or vacuum
FOV 2.84
Mag 6.7
Customer Name R&D Centers
Application Physical Science
54-4-3.3@405nm 60.6X SO Microscope Objective, 0.61 NA, 2.4mm Air + 0.2mm Sapphire
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.61
F# 0.83
Aperture (mm) 4
EFL (mm) 3.3
Working Distance 2.4mm Air + 0.2mm Sapphire
FOV 0.2
Mag 60.6
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name U of Toronto
Application Ultra Cold Atom Research
Documents
55-S100-28T@355 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.62 NA
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.62
Mag 8.0
54-33-26@532-770nm 7.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.63 NA, 5.4mm Air + 4mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.63
F# 0.79
Aperture (mm) 33
EFL (mm) 26
Working Distance 5.4mm Air + 4mm Silica
FOV 0.15
Mag 7.7
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Hamberg
Application Quantum Physics
Documents
55-S5-0.4@1064nm 40.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.65 NA, 1.75mm Air+0.5mm Silica+0.5mm PMMA+0.25mm Sea Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.65
F# 0.77
Aperture (mm) 6.5
EFL (mm) 5
Working Distance 1.75mm Air+0.5mm Silica+0.5mm PMMA+0.25mm Sea Water
FOV 0.4
Mag 40.0
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Excelsius
Application Life Science
Documents
54-25-16@461-698nm 10.81X SO Microscope Objective, 0.70 NA, 4mm Vacuum + 5mm Silica + 0.98mm Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.70
F# 0.70
Aperture (mm) 26.5
EFL (mm) 18.5
Working Distance 4mm Vacuum + 5mm Silica + 0.98mm Air
FOV 0.20
Mag 10.81
Housing Ultem
Customer Name UCSB
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-25-17@589&670&760nm 11.8X SO Microscope Objective, 0.74 NA, 2.7mm Air + 3.5mm Silica
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.74
F# 0.68
Aperture (mm) 25
EFL (mm) 17
Working Distance 2.7mm Air + 3.5mm Silica
FOV 0.25
Mag 11.8
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Bonn
Application Physics Research
Documents
54-3.4-2@780nm 86.96X SO Microscope Objective, 0.75 NA, 2mm Air+4mm Silica+7mm Vacuum
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.75
F# 0.58
Aperture (mm) 3.4
EFL (mm) 2.3
Working Distance 2mm Air+4mm Silica+7mm Vacuum
FOV 0.072
Mag 86.96
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name MIT
Application Physical Science
54-35-27@767&780nm 7.41X SO Microscope Objective, 0.77 NA, 12mm Air + 6mm Silica window
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.65
F# 0.77
Aperture (mm) 35.0
EFL (mm) 27.0
Working Distance 12mm Air + 6mm Silica window
FOV 0.20
Mag 7.41
Housing Ultem
Customer Name U of Strathclyde
Application Physical Science
54-40-25@532-1064nm 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.80 NA
Specs & Docs
Specifications
N.A. 0.80
F# 0.62
Aperture (mm) 40.0
EFL (mm) 25.0
FOV 0.10
Mag 8.00
Housing Ultem
Application Physical Science
Documents
54-30-19@900-920nm 10.53X SO Microscope Objective, 0.80 NA, 10mm Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.80
F# 0.63
Aperture (mm) 30.0
EFL (mm) 19
Working Distance 10mm
FOV 2x2
Mag 10.53
Housing Stainless
Customer Name Stanford
Application Life Science
54-3.1-1.62@244nm 123.5X SO Microscope Objective, 0.96 NA, 0.3mm Air
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Air
N.A. 0.96
F# 0.52
Aperture (mm) 3.1
EFL (mm) 1.6
Working Distance 0.3mm Air
FOV 0.13
Mag 123.5
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Ultra Point
Application Physical Science
Documents
Water
Model Description
54-12-30@355,405&488nm 6.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.20 NA, 5mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.20
F# 2.50
Aperture (mm) 12.0
EFL (mm) 30
Working Distance 5mm
FOV 1.20
Mag 6.7
Housing Stainless
Customer Name Abberior Inst.
Application Life Science
54-12.5-31 @ 450-1000nm 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.25 NA, 4mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.25
F# 2.00
Aperture (mm) 12.0
EFL (mm) 25
Working Distance 4mm Water
FOV 1.50
Mag 8.0
Housing Stainless
Customer Name HHMI
Application Life Science
Documents
54-20-25@532nm 8.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.40 NA, 12.4mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.40
F# 1.25
Aperture (mm) 20
EFL (mm) 25
Working Distance 12.4mm Water
FOV 0.18
Mag 8.0
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name GWDG.DE
Application Physics Research
Documents
54-19-19@ VIS & 800-1200nm 10.5X SO Microscope Objective, 0.50 NA, 4.7mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.50
F# 1.00
Aperture (mm) 19
EFL (mm) 19
Working Distance 4.7mm Water
FOV 1.4
Mag 10.5
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name HHMI
Application Life Science
Documents
54-51-40@910-1050nm 5.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.60 NA, 5mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.60
F# 0.78
Aperture (mm) 51.0
EFL (mm) 40
Working Distance 5mm Water
FOV 7.00
Mag 5.00
Housing Stainless
Customer Name U of NC
Application Life Science
54-10-7@488-910nm 28.6X SO Microscope Objective, 0.66 NA, 3.74mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.66
F# 0.70
Aperture (mm) 10
EFL (mm) 7
Working Distance 3.74mm Water
FOV 0.1
Mag 28.6
Housing Stainless
Customer Name HHMI
Application Life Science
Documents
54-68-50@900nm 4.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.68 NA, 10.35mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.68
F# 0.74
Aperture (mm) 68
EFL (mm) 50
Working Distance 10.35mm Water
FOV 5
Mag 4.0
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Allen Institute
Application Life Science
Documents
54-28-20@900-920nm 10.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.70 NA, 3.5mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.70
F# 2.50
Aperture (mm) 28.0
EFL (mm) 20
Working Distance 3.5mm Water
FOV 4
Mag 10.0
Housing Stainless
Customer Name MIT
Application Life Science
Documents
54-23-15@435-950nm 13.33X SO Microscope Objective, 0.70 NA, 3.09mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.70
F# 0.65
Aperture (mm) 23.0
EFL (mm) 15
Working Distance 3.09mm Water
FOV 0.80
Mag 13.33
Housing Stainless
Customer Name MIT
Application Life Science
Documents
54-23-12@1-1.07nm 16.7X SO Microscope Objective, 0.93 NA, 1mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.96
F# 0.52
Aperture (mm) 23
EFL (mm) 12
Working Distance 1mm Water
FOV 0.4
Mag 16.7
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name Stanford U
Application Life Science
Documents
54-40-20@1200nm 10.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.80 NA, 3.5mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.80
F# .50
Aperture (mm) 40.0
EFL (mm) 20.0
Working Distance 3.5mm Water
FOV 4.00
Mag 10.00
Housing Stainless
Customer Name OEM
Application OEM
54-40-20@870-950nm 10.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.80 NA, 3.5mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.80
F# 0.50
Aperture (mm) 40.0
EFL (mm) 20.0
Working Distance 3.5mm Water
FOV 4.00
Mag 10.00
Housing Stainless
Customer Name OEM
Application OEM
54-3.3-1.8 @ 450-680nm 111.1X SO Microscope Objective, 0.92 NA, 0.286 typeA + 0.6mm Sapphire + 0.25mm Seawater
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.92
F# 0.55
Aperture (mm) 3.3
EFL (mm) 1.8
Working Distance 0.286 typeA + 0.6mm Sapphire + 0.25mm Seawater
FOV 0.15
Mag 111.1
Housing Aluminum
Customer Name NDA
Application Life Science
Documents
54-20-10@405-910nm 20.0X SO Microscope Objective, 0.95 NA, 4mm Water
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Water
N.A. 0.95
F# 0.50
Aperture (mm) 20.0
EFL (mm) 10
Working Distance 4mm Water
FOV 0.11
Mag 20.0
Housing Stainless
Customer Name HHMI
Application Life Science
Oil
Model Description
54-10.8-5.4@480-700nm 37.0X SO Microscope Objective, 1.0 NA, 3mm Oil
Specs & Docs
Specifications
Lens Type Oil
N.A. 1.00
F# 0.50
Aperture (mm) 10.8
EFL (mm) 5.4
Working Distance 3mm Oil
FOV 0.1
Mag 37.0
Housing Stainless
Customer Name HHMI
Application Life Science
Documents
Log in