Photonics & Imaging

Find the latest developments in Photonics & Imaging essential to both Commercial & Government applications. Get expert solutions for imaging systems, machine vision, visualization software, human machines (HMIs), plus advances in infrared cameras and display monitoring.

Products: Photonics/Optics
Radiation-Hard Lens

The Model 305 Fixed Focus Non-Browning Lens from Resolve Optics Ltd. (Chesham, Buckinghamshire, UK) has been designed for large image format cameras and sensors used in environments subject to radiation. Measuring 30mm in...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Industrial Femtosecond Lasers

The D2.fs from RPMC (O’Fallon, MO) is an industrial femtosecond laser available at 4W and 10W with pulse widths as short as 400fs at rep rates up to 200 kHz. The D2.fs produces a maximum energy of 200uJ at 50...

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10mm Waveplates

Tower Optical Corp. (Boynton Beach, FL) has announced the availability of a new series of Zero Order and Multiple Order, Crystal Quartz, waveplates based upon a waveplate diameter of 10mm. The waveplates are offered unmounted...

Products: Photonics/Optics
DC to HV DC Converters

EMCO’s (Sutter Creek, CA) A Series is a new line of ultra-miniature, DC to HV DC converters that occupy less than one tenth of a cubic inch of volume, and have an extremely low profile of only 0.250 inches (6.35mm)....

Products: Photonics/Optics
Infrared Detectors

Cal Sensors (Santa Rosa, CA) has announced two new infrared detector lines. The first is a new line of single element PbS detectors designed for high-volume, cost-sensitive applications such as fire safety and flame...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Precision Optics

Z & Z Optoelectronics Tech Co. (Chengdu Sichuan, China) provides precision optical components for high-power laser, spaceflight, aviation, defense & security, and biomedical applications. Z&Z’s super polishing...

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Power Supplies

TDK-Lambda Americas (San Diego, CA & Neptune, NJ) has launched a new line of 1600W front-end power supplies for use in distributed, hot-pluggable and redundant power systems. The HFE1600 series operate off a universal AC...

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850nm VCSEL LC TOSA

The Optoelectronics Company (Hertfordshire, UK) is pleased to announce the release of the TP85-LCP1F, a high-performance 850nm VCSEL LC Transmitter Optical Sub Assembly (TOSA) designed for high speed data communications,...

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Thermal Imaging Camera

The new FTI-E 1000 camera from Land Instruments (Dronfield, UK) is designed for high-temperature applications. Operating at 1μm, the new instrument combines high-resolution thermal imaging with accurate temperature...

Ultra-high-speed framing cameras have long been the workhorse for acquiring elusive data in scientific fields where very fast phenomena are studied, such as high-voltage discharge,...

The first 3D immersive environments, consisting of rudimentary software, projection, and display technologies, appeared two or more decades ago, but the past five years have seen a dramatic increase in the...

Nordson Asymtek, headquartered in Carlsbad, CA, provides automated fluid dispensing systems, which are used in the assembly and packaging of semiconductors, printed circuit boards, flat...

Products: Imaging
Digital High-Speed Camera

Vision Research, Wayne, NJ, has released the 4000 ISO-rated Phantom® v341 high-speed camera. The v341 incorporates a 4-megapixel, 35mm format sensor and almost 3 gigapixels/second throughput, offering rates of 800...

Products: Imaging
Camera Link Devices

Vivid Engineering, Shrewsbury, MA, offers supporting products for Camera Link applications. The CLR-101C, a repeater and adapter, enables the use of PoCL cameras with standard frame grabbers. A simulator, the CLS-212,...

Titan Tool Supply, Buffalo, NY, announces its Micro-Video-Zoom Objective featuring a CMOS camera. The unit is supplied with a 6' USB cable and TWAIN-compliant software. It has an adjustable back focal...

Products: Imaging
EST Projector

VDC Display Systems, a division of Video Display Corporation, Atlanta, GA, has announced its Marquee® SSL 7000HD projector. Key features include a 16.4" Extreme Short Throw Lens, LED light source, 1920 × 1080 HD resolution,...

Application Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Semiconductor Laser Technology Chosen for Space LIDAR
Single-frequency semiconductor laser
Redfern Integrated Optics (RIO)
Santa Clara, CA
408-970-3500
www.rio-inc.com

NASA has chosen Redfern Integrated Optics to...

INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics
Pockels Cell Driver

Analog Modules (Longwood, FL ) has announced the release of its Pockels Cell Driver, Model 823B. The Model 823B Pockels Cell/Shutter Driver is designed for continuous pulsed applications. The compact construction utilizes...

INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics
SSL Design Kit

Tyco Electronics (TE) (Harrisburg, PA) has introduced an innovative solid state lighting (SSL) solution - the NEVALO SSL system - designed to accelerate lighting manufacturersí transition from traditional light sources to new...

INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics
Fiber Optic Connector Cleaner

US Conec (Hickory, NC) has announced immediate availability of the IBC™ Brand Cleaner M250 for 2.5mm ferrule fiber optic connectors featuring the largest cleaning region commercially available. The M250 tool...

INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics
Optical/Electrical Converter

The Highland Technology (San Francisco, CA) PH200 is the first product in the 'PH' series of extreme-performance photonic instruments. The PH200 Nanowatt Photoreceiver, designed in collaboration with Phil Hobbs,...

INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics
Ultra-Fast Framing Cameras

Specialised Imaging (Hertfordshire, UK) has recently supplied their renowned SIM-D Ultra Fast Framing Camera in a new multispectral imaging configuration. The versatile SIM-D has the capability of fitting up to 16...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Packet-Optical Integration

The operator’s paradox for the past several years has been that while there is an explosion in data traffic volumes to the tune of 45-65% yearly, the corresponding revenue growth is in the single digits at best....

Products: Photonics/Optics
All-In-One Green Q-Switched DPSS Laser

Spectra-Physics® (Santa Clara, CA) has announced the world’s first 5 Watt, all-inone green Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser that combines the laser head and electronics into a...

While it may appear state-of-the-art on the surface, fiber optic technology is a fairly simple method of conducting light that has been around for some time. The principle of...

An innovation reported in “Two-Camera Acquisition and Tracking of a Flying Target,” NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 32, No. 8 (August 2008), p. 20, used a commercial fish-eye lens and an...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Method for Implementing Optical Phase Adjustment

A method has been developed to mechanically implement the optical phase shift by adjusting the polarization of the pump and probe beams in an NMOR (nonlinear magneto-optical rotation) magnetometer as the proper phase shift is necessary to induce self-oscillation. This innovation consists of...

A diffractive optic element (DOE) can be used as a beam splitter to generate multiple laser beams from a single input laser beam. This technology has been recently used...

The simplified architecture is a minimal system for a deep-space optical communications transceiver. For a deep-space optical communications link the...

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