Products: Photonics/Optics

The new series of sole light engines from Omicron (Rodgau, Germany) are available in up to three wavelengths or up to six wavelengths, in the range of 375nm to 830nm, and an optical output power of up to 150mW at...

Products: Photonics/Optics

Dialight (Farmingdale, NJ) has introduced new ultra-bright DuroSite LED High Bay Fixtures. The DuroSite High Bay fixture, incorporates Cree’s Xlamp® XP-G LEDs, delivering nearly 12,000 lumens while consuming only 150...

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Laser Components (Hudson, NH) has recently added the K41 and CS405 series to their range of fiber-coupled high-power laser diodes. At a wavelength of 405nm, the components emit an optical output power of 20mW...

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The new NSC0905 sensor from New Imaging Technologies (Evry, France) is specially designed for high-performance intensified night vision applications. The NSC0905 sensor has a pixel pitch of 10.6um with 1280×1024...

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McPherson’s (Chelmsford, MA) Model 642-1 calibration light source for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) and soft x-ray (XUV) features a six-position anode carousel to exchange target materials. It permits...

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Highland Technology (San Francisco, CA) has introduced the T750 and T760 high-voltage pulse drivers. Both feature fast, low-jitter, transformer-isolated pulse outputs which are user adjustable from +5 volts to +100...

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Extech Instruments (Waltham, MA) has introduced METERLiNK ™, an exclusive new technology that wirelessly connects FLIR infrared cameras to Extech meters via Bluetooth™ to accelerate and simplify...

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Renishaw (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced the "lean design" XL-80 laser calibration system. The new design allows a 4X faster slew rate, 10X higher dynamic data capture rate, and total system accuracy in a...

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Cal Sensors (Santa Rosa, CA) has announced the launch of IDA (Integrated Detector Assembly) lead selenide and lead sulfide high-sensitivity infrared detectors with integrated electronics enclosed...

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Imec (Leuven, Belgium) has produced large-area (70cm2) epitaxial solar cells with efficiencies of up to 16.3% on high-quality substrates.

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Sensors Unlimited (Princeton, NJ), part of Goodrich Corporation, has announced the new SU1024LDH2, a high speed, digital line scan SWIR-indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) camera. The second generation 1024-pixel, high speed...

Products: Photonics/Optics

Baumer (Southington, CT) has introduced the OADM 250, an optical laser distance sensor specifically designed to accurately detect target objects, regardless of surface properties or color, at distances from 0.2...

Products: Photonics/Optics

Resolve Optics Ltd. (Chesham, Bucks., UK) offers a custom OEM design and manufacture service for organizations requiring non-browning fixed focus or zoom lenses optimized to their applications. All optical elements...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Graphite foam technology developed by James Klett of Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Materials Science and Technology Division extends the life of light-emitting diode...

INSIDER: Energy

The Office of Naval Research Global (ONR Global) continues to pursue aggressive energy goals established by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, with the design of a system...

Question of the Week
Should Internet communication services be redesigned so that law enforcement can carry out legally authorized intercepts?

This week's Question of the Week focuses on the redesign of some Internet communication services. Law enforcement officials want Congress to require all services that enable communications — including encrypted e-mail...

INSIDER Product: Electronics & Computers

Zenaro (Karlsruhe, Germany) has introduced a new line of electronic power supplies specially designed for LED indoor/outdoor lighting applications. The efficiency performance is greater than 92%, saving more...

INSIDER Product: Transportation

Linear Technology Corporation (Milpitas, CA) introduces the LTC4098-3.6, an autonomous high efficiency power manager, ideal diode controller, and battery charger for 1-cell Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries used...

INSIDER Product: Power

MicroStrain, Inc. (Williston, VT) introduces EH-Link™, a new hybrid energy harvesting wireless sensor node that collects energy from multiple sources including strain, vibration, thermal gradients,...

INSIDER: Energy

Electronic products pollute the environment with a number of heavy metals before, during, and after they're used. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 70% of heavy metals...

INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

Sensors developed by researchers at the University of Washington and the Georgia Institute of Technology use residential wiring to transmit information to and from...

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INSIDER: Green Design & Manufacturing

As industries and consumers seek improved battery power sources, a new microscopy technique developed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers is providing a novel...

Products: Energy

Sandvik (Benton Harbor, MI) has introduced Sandvik Sanergy HTTM, an advanced stainless steel strip developed for interconnectors in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). The strip has...

Question of the Week
Should smartphones be used as learning tools in the classroom?

This week's Question of the Week focuses on smartphones in the classroom. Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty recently suggested students should be allowed to use smartphones in the classroom, saying that the devices have a variety of helpful educational tools -- calendars, planners, and...

News: Energy

Purdue University researchers have developed a facility aimed at learning precisely how coal and biomass are broken down in reactors called gasifiers as part of a project to strengthen the scientific...

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Will 3D catch on in the long run, and will TV fans and movie buffs demand the technology?

This week’s Question of the Week concerns 3D. The technology offers moviegoers and TV fans an enhanced viewing experience, and many recent 3D films, including Avatar and Alice in Wonderland, have had box office success. Several 3D movies, however, have...

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