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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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Photonics West Exhibitor Preview

View these and other new products on display by exhibitors at Photonics West, January 27-29, in San Jose, CA. Visit Photonics Tech Briefs at Booth 832.Visit http://spie.org/x23685.xml for more information.

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ML7 BGS sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs, Twinsburg, OH, has introduced the ML7 Background Suppression (BGS) photoelectric sensors that feature a 31 x 11 x 23 mm housing, and a sensing range of up to 350 mm. Background suppression optimizes the detection of variously colored targets without the need for reflectors or thru-beam sensing arrangements. Objects in the background, even directly behind the target, are ignored. The sensors feature automatic cross-talk protection that enables multiple sensors to be mounted side-by-side with no interference. LED indicators provide power and output status, as well as diagnostic information. The sensors also feature 4-in-1™ output technology that automatically detects the connected load, and sinks or sources as needed. The ML7 BGS sensors have an adjustable sensing range that can be customized. Applications include converting, material handling, packaging, and assembly operations that require long sensing ranges. For Free Info

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Thin Motor

The MigaOne™ motor from Miga Motor Company (Berkeley, CA) is a powerful but lightweight linear actuator built directly onto a PCB substrate. Now being adapted for use by NASA and Boeing, the wafer-thin motor is smaller than a credit card, measuring less than 0.1in. The motor eliminates bulky gears and leadscrews and occupies less than 10% the weight and volume of a comparable motor or solenoid.

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