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Lumenera Corporation (0ttawa. Ontario, Canada) has introduced a new line of cameras that pair CMOSIS sensors with a USB 3.0 interface. This new product line features six distinct color, monochrome and NIR...

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With outstanding light transmission properties and optical clarity, Master Bond (Hackensack, NJ) UV15 is widely used for a variety of bonding, coating and sealing applications in the optical, electronic and...

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Opto Diode (Newbury Park, CA), a division of ITW, has introduced the ODD-900-001, a surface-mount photodiode with a daylight filter. The new photodiode offers low capacitance and short switching...

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Aerotech’s (Pittsburgh, PA) Nmark AGV-HP advanced galvanometers use innovative optical feedback technology to increase resolution to greater than 24 bits. Both the standard AGV and higher performance AGV-HP...

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Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has introduced new CMount Focus-Tunable Lenses. When a control current is applied to the lens, its focal range is adjusted from +80 to +200mm. This variable tuning range - the ability to...

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Mcor Technologies, Dunleer, Ireland, has introduced the IRIS color 3D printer that prints in more than one million hues simultaneously, creating photorealistic physical objects from 3D data....

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New research by the Rice University lab of Qianfan Xu has produced a micron- scale spatial light modulator (SLM) like those used in sensing and imaging devices, but with the...

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Tufts University School of Engineering researchers have demonstrated silk- based implantable optics that offer significant improvement in tissue imaging while simultaneously enabling photo...

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Edmund Optics® (EO) (Barrington, NJ) has introduced new TECHSPEC® High Energy Laser Line Polarizers. These versatile polarizers are used to efficiently polarize high power lasers with greater than 98% transmission of...

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Edinburgh Photonics (Livingston, UK) recently introduced the FLS980 fluorescence spectrometer for steady state, lifetime and phosphorescence measurements in photophysics, photochemistry, biophysics, biochemistry and...

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Point Grey (Richmond, BC, Canada) recently announced two new models in its multi-interfaced Zebra2 camera line. The Zebra2 fulfills a growing demand in traffic, surveillance and process monitoring installations that...

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Gigahertz-Optik’s X1-3 Light Hazard Meter with the XD-45-HUV UV-Hazard Detector, XD-45-HB BLUE-Light Hazard Detector and XD-45-HB-SRT200 FOV & Distance Adapter fulfills the requirements of ANSI/IESNA RP-27.2-00,...

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On August 6th, 2012 the automatic Mars Science Laboratory rover named Curiosity landed on Mars. One of the scientific instruments on board is ChemCam, which has a pulsed laser capable of ablating...

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Historically, the displays deployed in military vehicles have been simple monitors, acting as an interface to an onboard system. That’s no longer good enough. As military vehicles are equipped with more...

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AMETEK Programmable Power (San Diego, CA) has expanded its Elgar TerraSAS ™ line with the ETS Series Standalone Photovoltaic (PV) Simulator. The new series includes three models for testing PV inverters across a...

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Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI®) (Santa Rosa, CA) announced an expansion of its optical components line, the new Multispectral Optical Filter Assemblies, orMOFAs. DSI’s advanced optical assembly...

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Innovations in Optics, Inc. (Woburn, MA) now offers a new generation of ultra-high brightness LED light engines with integrated fluorescence excitation filters for use with many types of life science instruments. LumiBright...

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Heyco Products, Inc., (Toms River, NJ) has announced the availability of new CPV Solar Connectors. Heyco CPV Solar Bulkhead Connectors mate with Heyco CPV Solar Connectors creating a liquid tight seal through the panel. The...

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IDS Imaging Development Systems (Woburn, MA) has introduced the GigE uEye LE, a new boardlevel industrial camera that measures a mere 45mm × 45mm for integration into small spaces. Thanks to its GigE interface...

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REO (Boulder, CO) has released a 594nm (yellow) helium neon (HeNe) laser suitable for cost-sensitive bioinstrumentation and fluorescence excitation applications. The new laser features a perfectly circular beam profile and...

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White ODM98 optically diffuse reflecting material from Gigahertz- Optik (Newburyport, MA) exhibits a diffuse reflectance of >98% from 400-1600nm and >95% from 250 - 2000nm. The white ODM98 features...

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Labsphere (North Sutton, NH) has released its illumia LED and light measurement product, illumia ®lite. The portable system packages the accuracy of sphere-based measurement in a handheld device. The illumia lite...

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Ocean Optics (Dunedin, FL) has added another option to its nearinfrared spectrometer line: the NIRQuest512-1.9. The high-resolution device features a response from 1100-1900nm. The product includes a...

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Maxim Integrated Products (San Jose, CA) has announced 4 new digital optical sensors that advance analog integration with sensor fusion. The MAX44004/05/06/08 sensors measure red/green/ blue (RGB) light levels, ambient...

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Edmund OpticsR (Barrington, NJ) has introduced new Super Polished Mirror Substrates. Super Polished Mirror Substrates are available in both Fused Silica and Zerodur. The substrates offer a 1/10λ surface...

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Spectra-Physics®, a brand of Newport Corporation (Santa Clara, CA), has announced the Excelsior One continuous- wave (CW) lasers series. The new line of ultraviolet (UV), visible, and near-infrared (NIR) CW lasers...

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An iPhone application from Resolve Optics (Chesham, UK) simplifies lens field of view (FOV) calculations. Available in two versions, the FOV Calc App allows users to determine a required focal length lens. The app can also...

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A multi-university team has employed a high-powered laser to dramatically improve one of the tools scientists use to study the world at the atomic level. The team was able to use...

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Marshall Electronics (El Segundo, CA) has introduced a solution for process monitoring in high temperature environments. Marshall’s Hi Temperature Zoom Pinhole Lenses and VS-5310 1.3 MP C/CS Day/Night IP...

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