Photonics/​Optics

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The new CL-400 CO2 laser cutting system from Cincinnati Incorporated (Harrison, OH) uses the water-cooled, high-speed linear motor drives pioneered by Cincinnati, and the same powerful HMI touchscreen control and nesting...

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The new McPherson (Chelmsford, MA) Model 248/310 spectrometer can easily make spectral measurements around 13 nanometers and throughout the extreme vacuum ultraviolet and soft x-ray wavelength region. It is ideal...

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Polymicro Technologies (Lisle, IL) has successfully developed a broad spectrum optical fiber with a low -OH pure silica core that demonstrates significantly reduced content of UV defects and other UV absorption centers....

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Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has introduced new fast axis collimators. These versatile lenses are designed for beam shaping or laser diode collimation applications. Fast Axis Collimators are compact, high...

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Spectra-Physics® (Santa Clara, CA), a Newport Corporation brand, recently introduced Quasar 355-45, a UV laser that delivers >45W (225 μJ) at exceptionally high repetition rates. The laser features TimeShift™ technology for...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

In many laser-based types of bioinstrumentation, including flow cytometers, confocal microscopes, and array readers for proteomics, laser output is delivered to the system’s final optics...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

In many applications, 2D cameras are used to produce 3D imaging for general purpose inspections. There are numerous 3D inspection applications. Some of them include reverse engineering, electronics...

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Edmund Optics® (EO) (Barrington, NJ) is now offering Coherent® High Performance OBIS™ Laser Systems. The High Performance OBIS Laser Systems feature the same compact design used for all wavelength options,...

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The ZM12 range of small industrial laser modules from Z-LASER (Freiburg, Germany) is designed for industrial manufacturing processes such as laser marking or machine vision applications where superior quality and...

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Superior heat dissipation and maximum durability are just two of the advantages of BEA Lasers’ (Elk Grove Village, IL) new MIL Series turnkey laser system. Offered in either 650nm (red) or 532nm (green) laser light,...

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FLIR Systems (Croissy-Beaubourg, France) has announced an updated 2013 edition of its popular Infrared Handbook for R&D Professionals. Although infrared radiation (IR) is not detectable by the human eye, an IR camera...

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Optical Filter Source (OFS) (Austin, TX), teaming with Pellicori Optical Consulting (POC) (Santa Barbara, CA) has developed and demonstrated solar-blind UV filters for applications in the wavelength range covering the UV...

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Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto, Japan) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kyocera Crystal Device Corporation, in charge of development and manufacturing of crystal devices, has succeeded in...

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Reynard Corporation (San Clemente, CA) recently introduced ColorLock™ color filter stacks. These filters utilize the transmission and blocking characteristics of two or more specialty designed filter glass types to...

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Spectra-Physics® (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced the Quasar, a breakthrough hybrid fiber laser that delivers high UV power at high repetition rates with TimeShift™ technology for precise micromachining. Combining...

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The new range of laser diode modules from the Optoelectronics Company (Henham, UK) combines a high performance Opnext (OCLARO) laser diode with quality, externally adjustable optics, a Panasonic a spher ical glass lens,...

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SCHURTER (Santa Rosa, CA) presents its new 2300 A FMER SOL interference filter. In addition, the series is now offered without ground capacitors to safely prevent any leakage of current to ground. The...

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Schneider Optics (Hauppauge, NY) has introduced new, lightweight and cost-efficient Xenon-Ruby C-mount lenses available in four focal lengths: 2.2/10mm, 2.3/16mm, 2.2/25mm and 2.3/35mm . Suitable for use in a wide range of...

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Point Grey (Richmond, BC, Canada) recently introduced the new Blackfly camera. The first model BLFY-PGE-13E4 features a 1.3 MP, 60 fps, CMOS global shutter sensor available in both monochrome and color, and less than 2W power...

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Imec (Leuven, Belgium) is currently sampling the line scan version of its hyperspectral imaging solution, offering a ready-to-use evaluation kit to the industry to line scan and analyze specific sample material....

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DRS Technologies, Inc. (Arlington, VA) has expanded its Tamarisk® product line by introducing the high-resolution Tamarisk®640, which is designed for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to incorporate...

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Cal Sensors (Santa Rosa, CA) has introduced a new MEMs Pulsed Emitter (MPE), a broadband source of quasi-black body pulsed light that operates over the 1 to 20 micron infrared (IR) spectrum. Designed with patented,...

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DILAS (Mainz, Germany) now delivers 40W output power from a T-bar based 638nm 400-micron/0.22NA, fiber-coupled module used for cinema projection. Through the optimization of semiconductor chip...

INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics

CRAIC Technologies (San Dimas, CA) has added Raman Spectral Surface Mapping™ (S2M™) capabilities to its Apollo™ Raman microspectrometer line. S2M gives CRAIC Raman microspectrometer users the ability to...

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Ophir Photonics Group (North Logan, UT) recently introduced a new low cost laser power/energy meter called StarLite that provides both digital and analog screen displays. A compact, handheld unit, StarLite displays a...

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Ocean Optics (Dunedin, FL) has expanded its Elite Series of high-performance modular spectrometers with the introduction of the Ventana line of high throughput spectrometers. Ventana spectrometers combine an...

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AFL (Lowell, MA and Spartanburg, SC) has introduced the family of NOYES FOCIS PRO automatic fiber inspection solutions. The FOCIS PRO System consists of the DFD1 Touchscreen Tablet, the DFS1 Digital...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The proposed quantum receiver in this innovation partitions each binary signal interval into two unequal segments: a short “pre-measurement” segment in the beginning of the...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

A prime focus spectrometer (PFS), along with corrective optics, will mount in place of the secondary mirror of the Subaru telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. This will allow simultaneous observations of...

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