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Silicon Photodiode Preamplifier

Opto Diode Corporation (Newbury Park, CA) has introduced the 5 mm2 Photodiode-Preamplifier ODA-5WB-100K, a blue/green-enhanced device. The silicon detector-preamp features 100 Kohm gain and wavelength response at 450 nm, typically 28 V/mW. Responsivity ranges from 400 nm to 1100 nm, with a peak spectral response of 940 nm. It features a large active area, high sensitivity, and extremely low noise. The ODA-5WB-100K is hermetically sealed in a TO-39 can for integration into new or existing systems. Storage and operating temperatures range from -25 degrees to +100 degrees C.

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Hydrogen Sulfide Gas Analyzer

Picarro, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) now offers an analyzer for monitoring trace levels of H2S (hydrogen sulfide) in ambient air, with a low detection limit of 1 ppbv. Based on the company’s WS-CRDS (Wavelength-Scanned Cavity Ring Down Spectroscopy) technology, the Picarro G1104 H2S analyzer provides a large dynamic range up to 300 ppmv, operates in real time (seconds), and has no requirement for frequent calibration. The G1104 H2S analyzer does not suffer from cross-talk due to changes in other ambient gas components, including trace sulfur compounds such as SO2 and COS.

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4K Resolution Camera

DALSA Corporation (Waterloo, ON) offers the Spyder3 4K camera with 4K resolution and 14x14um or 10x10 um pixel size. The camera is particularly well-suited for film, glass, 100% print and web inspection, as well as other general machine vision applications. It uses DALSA’s patented dual line scan sensor technology, which provides better responsivity, ease of use, and cost-effective solutions for many applications. The camera features high throughput of 80 Mpixels/s, 18kHz line rate, and 1300 DN/nj/cm2 responsivity at 0dB.

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LED Optometer

UTD Instruments (San Diego, CA) introduces the portable S-471 LED Optometer. Designed and configured for all LED measurement requirements, the instrument features microprocessor control and three measurement data-presentation options: direct display measurement with analog bar, RS-232C computer interface, and analog voltage input. Easy to use in production or laboratory settings, the unit is equipped with a silicon photometric detector and LED holding sockets for many common LED types.

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Corrective Lens

Coastal Optical Systems (West Palm Beach, FL) introduces the CoastalOpt® 60mm UV-VIS-IR 1:4 Apo Macro lens. The 60mm UV-VIS-IR 1:4 Apo Macro provides full apochromatic correction over a broad waveband ranging from the onset of atmospheric ultraviolet transparency at 315nm to the limit of CCD/CMOS sensitivity at 1100nm in the infrared. The 60mm UV-VIS-IR 1:4 Apo Macro lens achieves correction from UV through IR by combining fluorite and quartz with elements made from carefully selected high transmission glasses. The lens is ideal for full spectrum cameras.

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White LEDs

OSRAM (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced white LEDs with an operating current of 350 mA, brightness peaked at a value of 155 lm, and efficiency at 136 lm/W. Potential applications for the high-performance LED technology include general illumination, the automotive sector, and any application that requires large, high-power LEDs. These semiconductor light sources are also suitable for high operating currents. At 1.4 A, they can produce up to 500 lm of white light. In the future, the LEDs can also be used for projection applications as blue and green chip versions.

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Light Source Software

Radiant Imaging (Duvall, WA) has released ProSource 8.0 software for light source near-field data analysis and ray generation. ProSource 8.0 generates ray data that accurately represent the output of the light source and can be exported for use with all popular optical and illumination system design software packages. Users can control the number of rays generated, angular range of the rays, total luminous flux of the ray set, and ray origin. Photopic and color ray sets (RGB) are supported, and the number of rays that can be generated is limited only by disk space.

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