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photonics.com: October 2014

BUSINESS
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LANL Licenses Polarization Cryptography Technique
Quantum encryption technology based on random photon polarization could give ordinary people access to truly secure commerce, banking, communications and data transfer. Developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory, the technology has been licensed to Whitewood Encryption Systems Inc. for commercialization. The LANL technology uses random polarization to generate random numbers...
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Feeney Joins SemiNex Board of Directors
Timothy Feeney has been named to SemiNex Corp.’s board of directors. Founder of HF Management Group, Feeney is a former chief financial and administrative officer for Aspeon Inc. and a...
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$3.7M Military Contract Supports IR Brain Injury Scanner
The U.S. Marine Corps and Navy have awarded InfraScan a $3.7 million contract to upgrade its handheld IR brain hematoma detector for use on the battlefield. Infrascan already offers a...
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Washington Launches Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Initiative
The White House today announced a $200 million competition to create an integrated photonics manufacturing institute. The Department of Defense will award more than $100 million in federal...
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Laserage Acquires DLI Laser Processing Division
Laserage Technology Corp. has acquired the laser processing and contract manufacturing divisions of Directed Light Inc. Laserage will now offer two state-of-the-art laser facilities: in the...
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Video: Head-Up Display Augments Helicopter Pilot Vision
Recent testing of a new head-mounted display system has shown that helicopter pilots may be able to navigate without being able to see through the cockpit window. Rega, a Swiss air rescue...
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Elliot Scientific Distributes Gamma Scientific in Europe
Elliot Scientific, a supplier of laser, fiber optic and other systems, is now distributing within the U.K. and Ireland a range of light and optical test and measurement systems made by Gamma...
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Iridex Patents Disposable Laser Eye Treatment Device
Iridex Corp. has received a patent for a disposable delivery device for its laser eye-therapy system. The company’s MicroPulse Laser Therapy system is used for the treatment of retina...
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Oschmann Named UA 2014 Alum of the Year
Jacobus Oschmann has been named the 2014 alumnus of the year by the University of Arizona’s College of Optical Sciences. Oschmann, now vice president and general manager of Civil Space...
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UC Berkeley Nabs Grant for BRAIN Initiative, Teams with Zeiss
The University of California was awarded a total of $7.2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct brain-related research as part of the national BRAIN Initiative. The...
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CEO to Lead Cognoptix Board of Directors
Medical imaging device developer Cognoptix has named its president and CEO, Paul D. Hartung, chairman of the company’s board of directors. In addition, Dr. Christine de los Reyes, vice...
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German Photonics Forum Adds New Leaders
The Photonics Forum of the German Engineering Association (VDMA) recently added four new members to its steering committee. The new members are: Bernd Lange of LPKF Laser & Electronics...
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OptoGroup Acquires Alliance Vision
Optomechanical components manufacturer OptoGroup has become a majority shareholder in Alliance Vision of Montelimar, France. The acquisition is retroactive to Jan. 1. Markus Riedi...
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Laser-Guided Rocket System Tested by Australian Military
BAE Systems said its semi-active laser-guide rocket system could be adopted by the Australian Defence Forces following recent testing. The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System scored direct...
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Edmund Optics Announces Education Awards
With innovations ranging from fluorescence-guided cancer surgery to water quality assessment, nine graduate and undergraduate optics programs are the recipients of Edmund Optics’ 2014 Education...
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Rogowski Named Technical Service VP at Trumpf
James Rogowski has been promoted to vice president for technical service at Trumpf Inc. He is responsible for training and service for the company’s machine tools, including industrial lasers,...
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Sensofar Creates Medical, Metrology Divisions
The Sensofar Group has created separate optical metrology and medical device inspection divisions as part of a restructuring plan. Professor Dr. Ferran Laguarta, CEO of the former...
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VerLase Patents LED Alternative
VerLase has patented technology it hopes will replace phosphors and quantum dots in multiple LED applications. Described in U.S. Patent No. 8,859,412, Versulite G incorporates wurtzite...
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Orbital Imager to Track Lightning for Early Warning System
A satellite imager planned for launch in 2016 will detect lightning flashes across the U.S. to provide early warnings for severe weather. Developed by Lockheed Martin, the heart of the...
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Wang Named 2015 Britton Chance Award Winner
Lihong Wang, an innovator in photoacoustic imaging, has been chosen to receive the 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award. A researcher at Washington University in St. Louis, Wang is...
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Trumpf Profits Climb 60% in 2014
Profits for industrial laser maker The Trumpf Group shot up 61.2 percent in fiscal 2014, thanks to increased sales and acquisitions. The company reported earnings before taxes of €248...
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Raytheon Awarded Military Laser Production Contract
The U.S. Navy has awarded a $49.5 million contract to Raytheon Company for production of new laser-guided Maverick missiles — AGM-65E2/L — as well as $5.4 million for additional units in...
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QD Vision Wins Green Chemistry Challenge
QD Vision Inc. has received the 2014 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for its approach to quantum dot technology for energy-efficient commercial display and lighting products. ...
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Agar Scientific Names Technical Sales Manager
Agar Scientific has appointed Paul Balas its new technical sales manager. Agar is a division of the Elektron Technology Group. Balas joins the company from Ronexprim SRL, where he served as...
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EPIC Launches Venture and Finance Workgroup
The European Photonics Industry Consortium has created a new workgroup dedicated to promoting venture and finance activities among its members. The new Venture and Finance Workgroup will...
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Berthold Leibinger Foundation Names 2014 Prize Winners
Dr. Alexander Oraevsky has received first prize in the 2014 Berthold Leibinger Innovations award program, presented by the Berthold Leibinger Stiftung Foundation. Oraevsky received the award...
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IntegraOptics Appoints New Sales Managers
Fiber optic communications firm IntegraOptics Inc. has appointed Tony Westendorp and Randy Duncan as senior sales managers. Duncan is the former director of sales and technical engineering...
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Thomas Research Products Names Regional Sales Manager
ELGIN, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 — Solid-state lighting firm Thomas Research Products has appointed Thomas Horgan as its new Southeast regional sales manager. He holds a degree in electronics...
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Imaging Revenues Down, Profits Up at Teledyne
Teledyne Technologies Inc. reported record earnings in the third quarter of 2014 despite a decline in sales at its imaging businesses. Net income was $55.6 million, up 18.8 percent from...
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NeoPhotonics to Buy Emcore’s Tunable Laser, Transceiver Product Lines
NeoPhotonics will purchase Emcore Corp.’s tunable laser and transceiver product lines for $17.5 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by January, and includes the...
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JAI Names New VP of Worldwide ITS Sales
Camera maker JAI Group has named Kyle Kisiel its new vice president of global intelligent traffic systems (ITS) and U.S. sales. Kisiel will be responsible for sales of specialized cameras...
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OSA Elects 2015 Vice President
Professor Dr. Eric Mazur of Harvard University has been named the 2015 vice president of The Optical Society (OSA). Mazur’s appointment to this position enlists him into future roles...
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CyberOptics Continues to Whittle Down Losses
Sensors firm CyberOptics Corp. decreased its net loss in the third quarter thanks in part to the acquisition of a 3-D metrology firm. Net loss totaled $448,000, compared to $774,000 in the...


RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
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LANL Licenses Polarization Cryptography Technique
Quantum encryption technology based on random photon polarization could give ordinary people access to truly secure commerce, banking, communications and data transfer. Developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory, the technology has been licensed to Whitewood Encryption Systems Inc. for commercialization. The LANL technology uses random polarization to generate random numbers...
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Thermophotovoltaic System Exhibits Better Absorption
A 2-D photonic crystal could prove key in advancing the absorption and use of solar energy. The new material, developed by researchers at MIT, is a metallic-dielectric crystal that absorbs...
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All-Metal Detector has Ultranarrow Absorption Band
A new all-metal photodetector with an ultranarrow absorption band could lead to biosensors with greater sensitivity than ever. The device achieved a bandwidth of 12 nm by exploiting...
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Nanocavities Increase LED Display Output, Contrast
Nanocavities can help light escape from LEDs to produce brighter, clearer and more efficient displays. Researchers at Princeton University reported increasing the efficiency of green organic...
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Ultrathin Films Color Rough, Flexible Surfaces
Researchers can now “paint” rough, flexible surfaces through the phenomenon of thin-film interference. A team at Harvard University demonstrated that ultrathin optical coatings...
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Washington Launches Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Initiative
The White House today announced a $200 million competition to create an integrated photonics manufacturing institute. The Department of Defense will award more than $100 million in federal...
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Photons Ride Optomechanical ‘Seesaw’
A nanoscale “seesaw” that shuttles photons back and forth could present an optomechanical alternative for computing and sensing applications. On either side of the seesaw are...
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Nanopillars Enhance Solar Efficiency
Mimicking the highly efficient light-harvesting structures of blades of grass could boost power-conversion efficiency in solar panels. “For decades, scientists and engineers have...
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Blue LED Inventors Win Nobel Prize
Three LED developers have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics. Gallium nitride-based blue LEDs developed in the early 1990s by Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura...
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Optical Switch Turns Polarization Into Direction
A single gold nanoparticle can translate light polarization into direction of propagation within ultrathin glass fiber. This “chiral waveguide coupler” can direct up to 94...
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Solar Cell Stores Energy, Too
Solar cells could soon double as rechargeable batteries, greatly enhancing their power and efficiency. Developed by a team at The Ohio State University, a new hybrid device combines a...
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Superresolution Microscopy Pioneers Win Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Circumventing the diffraction limit to achieve nanoscale microscope images has earned Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and W.E. Moerner the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Hell, director of the...
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Advanced Imaging System Superior to Human Eye
A new imaging system can gather significantly more color information than the human eye and conventional cameras, potentially enabling assisted-vehicle-driving systems, better identification of...
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Frequency Combs Enable Remote 3-D Mapping
A laser-based imaging system can now create high-definition 3-D maps remotely, with the ranging accuracy made possible by frequency combs. A team at the National Institute of Standards and...
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Plasmon Laser Demonstrates Fastest Switching Speed
A new plasmon semiconductor laser has demonstrated ultrafast switching speeds and is being touted as the world’s fastest. The laser was created at Imperial College London and Friedrich...
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Imaging Digs Deep to Improve Crops
Boosting the output of important food crops such as rice and maize to meet the needs of the world’s growing population requires improvements both above and below the soil. A new imaging...
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Optogenetics Tests Memory Manipulation Theory
Optogenetics is giving scientists a better look at how different parts of the brain can work together to manipulate memories. Using the light-based technique, researchers at the University...
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Fluorescent, Magnetic Nanoparticles Aid Bioimaging
Nanoparticles that fluoresce to enable tracking in the body can also be precisely manipulated with magnetic fields. Manipulating the particles with electromagnets is key to using them in...
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FRET Offers Real-Time Look at HIV Infection Process
Scientists can now study the motion of HIV proteins on the surface of the virus, opening new possibilities for fighting the disease. A team at Weill Cornell Medical College used...
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Carbon Nanotube-Based Lights More Efficient than LEDs
A new carbon nanotube-based light source touts power consumption that is about a hundred times lower than that of an LED. A team from Tohoku University developed the new light source, which...
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Photon Emission Rate Enhanced in Fluorescent Molecules
Fluorescent molecules can be made to emit photons more quickly by sandwiching them between metal nanocubes and a gold film. This film-coupled metal nanocube system features emitters embedded...
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Rare-Earth Substitute Found for LEDs
An abundant copper compound could replace rare-earth metals in household LEDs, making them more environmentally friendly. Most commercially available white LEDS are phosphor-based but...
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Intensity Increases With Loss in Microlaser
Increasing energy loss in a laser system could actually enhance its energy, performance and efficiency. A team from Washington University in St. Louis has discovered a way to reverse, or...
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Magnetic Mirror Reflects Light in New Ways
A new magnetic mirror uses non-metallic metamaterial properties to reflect IR light. Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories developed the magnetic mirror by placing nanoscale antennas at...
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Laser Scanner Captures 3-D Info in Real Time
A 3-D laser scanner based on the human eye can focus on key sections of an image, capturing it with correspondingly higher resolution. A team from the three institutes of the...
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Blue LED Controls New Diabetes Drug
A new drug for Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with violet-blue light to more effectively release insulin from the pancreas. A team from Imperial College London and Ludwig Maximilian...
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Grant Award Furthers Study of SWIR Light for Detecting Cancer
Detecting cancer as early as possible can be crucial to providing effective treatment. The continuing development of a new imaging method could do just that. A Rutgers University research...
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Laser Combiner a Compact Solution for Wearable Displays
A laser beam combiner no larger than a grain of rice can enable laser-scanning displays in wearable computer systems. A team from the University of Fukui developed the new device. It could...
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Video Captures Laser Pulses at ‘1 Billion FPS’
Hollywood laser blasts give off bright colors and are easy to track with the eye. In real life, laser pulses flash by faster than the eye — or even the fastest camera — can follow. ...


PRODUCTS
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Fiber Optic Module
A new fiber optic module from trans data elektronik (tde) is designed to facilitate migration to 40- and 100-Gigabit Ethernet. The tML-X module has 12 LC duplex connectors at the front and 2 MPO/MTP connectors with 12 fibers each at the back. The fibers are used with type B polarity. For more information, visit www.tde.de.
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Thermal Analyzer
A new optical thermal analyzer from Microsanj allows semiconductor device designers to gather thermal performance data with 800-ps resolution. Part of the Thermoreflectance Nanotherm series,...
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Photon Upconversion System
The new Upcon upconverting nanoparticle system from Kaivogen Oy and Labrox Oy is designed to aid a number of low-background bioimaging applications. Upconverting nanoparticle labels (UCNPs)...
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Linear Stage
A new linear stage from Physik Instrumente provides 500-mm travel and half-micron resolution. The M-417 can be computer controlled for automation and precision-assembly applications. It has...
PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., Piezo Nano Positioning
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Color Meter
A new high-resolution spectral light and color meter from Gigahertz-Optik is suited for online production applications, particularly sorting and binning LEDs based on photometric and colorimetric...
Gigahertz-Optik, Inc.
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Handheld Spectrometer
The QualitySpec Trek from ASD Inc. is a handheld near-infrared contact spectrometer for materials recognition. The device has a spectral range of 350 to 2500 nm, and an integrated light...
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Alignment Laser
A new alignment laser from Laser Tools Co. Inc. projects bright green lines instead of a spot. The GLX58SAC has an output power of 30 mW and a 70° projection field. The laser is...
Laser Tools Co., Inc.
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Ice Sensor
A new optical ice sensor from New Avionics Corp. allows automated monitoring inside industrial HVAC cooling towers. The Ice*Meister Model 9734-HVAC bright blue LED signals a data logging...
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Aerial Hyperspectral Sensor
The new AisaFENIX 1K from Specim is the first commercially available full-spectrum hyperspectral sensor for aerial applications. It offers 1024 spatial pixels, producing readily...
Spectral Imaging Ltd. (SPECIM)
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Fiber Optic Sensors
New fiber optic signaling products are available from Micronor for use in harsh or hazardous industrial environments and medical applications. The MR382 series fiber optic U-beam sensor is a...
Micronor Inc.
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Fiber Connector
A new fiber optic connection and termination kit from OFS is intended for ease-of-use with industrial networks. The LC Crimp and Cleave Connector is designed for use with the company’s...
OFS
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Panchromatic Detector
Enhancing the ability of scientists to correctly identify and characterize chemical phenomena, the 1k2 Next Generation Panchromatic (NGP) IR detector from Sofradir is large-format, providing...
Sofradir
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3-D Sensors
Automation Technology offers the new C5 series of 3-D sensors for industrial applications. The series applies the laser-triangulation principle for the scanning of objects, and features an...
AT - Automation Technology GmbH
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Industrial Camera
A new VGA global shutter CCD model has been added to the Blackfly industrial camera family from Point Grey Research Inc. The new Blackfly BFLY-PGE-03S3 is based on color and monochrome...
Point Grey Research Inc.
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Photoelectric Sensor
The G10 photoelectric sensor can be mounted and aligned easily, reducing commissioning and installation time. It incorporates PinPoint LED technology to ensure reliable object detection at...
SICK, Inc.
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CMOS Camera
With CoaXPress real-time data interface, the EoSens 25CXP camera from Mikrotron is a 25-megapixel CMOS device for industrial image processing in the automation and quality assurance fields. ...
Mikrotron GmbH
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OCT Scanner
A new version of the VivoSight OCT multibeam optical coherence tomography scanner from Michelson Diagnostics incorporates a microcamera that provides a real-time, color, magnified view of the skin...
Michelson Diagnostics Ltd.
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Blackbody Reference Sources
A line of customizable single-point and differential blackbody systems has been announced by Bodkin Design and Engineering. Available systems include the MRDT-50 Differential Blackbody, the...
Bodkin Design & Engineering
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Color Camera
The SS465 IP Color Camera by Sidus Solutions offers optical zoom for high-resolution images. This network-ready camera is able to withstand extreme environments and temperature ranges. It...
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Inspection Camera
The SS414 Mini Inspector by Sidus Solutions is a high-clarity color inspection camera with integrated, variable intensity, high-brightness LEDs. It allows accurate, wide field-of-view...
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SMARTIR80 Thermal Camera
The SMARTIR80 thermal camera by DEVICE-Alab is a compact imaging camera that touts an 80 pixel × 80 pixel resolution. It features a graphical user interface, and can be used in...
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8k Linea Line-Scan Camera
The latest edition to its Linea Series, Teledyne Dalsa’s 8k line-scan camera features a high resolution for machine vision applications. The monochrome model is built on the same...
Teledyne DALSA, Machine Vision OEM Components
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Wire Grid Polarizing Cube Beamsplitters
Providing greater than 75 percent transmission of P-polarize light, wire grid polarizing cube beamsplitters from Edmund Optics provide high contrast over large angles of incidence. The...
Edmund Optics, Inc.
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Adjustable Fiber Collimators
Micro Laser Systems Inc. has introduced 2-µm adjustable fiber collimators for wavelengths from 1500 to 2300 nm. Users can tune to unique gas lines, such as CO2, HCl, CH4, H2O, NH3 or...
Micro Laser Systems, Inc.
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Custom Optics
Custom optics offered by LIMO Lissotschenko Mikrooptik GmbH are available in a range of shapes from aspheres to Fresnel lenses. The optics can range in size from <1 mm2 to 350 mm2 and can...
LIMO Lissotschenko Mikrooptik GmbH
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SWIR Imager
A new shortwave infrared (SWIR) imager from Sensors Unlimited Inc. provides soldiers the ability to view all battlefield lasers during day or night operations. The Warrior HWH is available...
Sensors Unlimited - UTC Aerospace Systems
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Pyroelectric Laser Sensor
A new fan-cooled pyroelectric laser sensor from Ophir Photonics covers wavelengths from 0.19 µm to 2.9 nm. The F-PE80BF-DIF-C is designed for high-power, short-pulse YAG lasers and...
Ophir - Spiricon LLC, Photonics
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Spectroradiometer
A new portable spectroradiometer from Spectral Evolution is intended for quantification of pulsed solar simulators. The SR-1901PT has a spectral range of 280 to 1900 nm. It incorporates a...
Spectral Evolution, Inc.
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Smart Camera
The VC Z series smart camera from Vision Components GmbH employs a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for faster image processing than previous models. Suitable for high-speed or line-scan...
Vision Components GmbH
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Film Thickness Measurement Software
Craic Technologies' FilmPro software can analyze a broad range of films on both transparent and opaque substrates and can be used with microspectrometers to measure the thickness of thin films via...
CRAIC Technologies
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3-D Nanoscope
Capturing 3-D images at nanoscale, the nSPEC 3D from Nanotronics Imaging is a computer-controlled microscope designed for industrial use. Combining optical lenses with advanced computer...
Nanotronics Imaging
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Multicamera System
Photron has announced the FASTCAM Multi, a flexible, multihead camera system that permits high resolution, increased frame-rate performance and high-speed imaging in spaces too small for a...
Photron USA, Inc.
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Infrared Lens
Designed for thermal imaging applications in the 8- to 14-µm waveband, the Model 307 from Resolve Optics is a high-performance, 40-mm focal length IR lens. Manufactured from germanium,...
Resolve Optics Ltd.
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Camera Enclosure
The IP66 Colibri series camera enclosures by autoVimation are suited for cameras with a cross-section of 29 × 29 mm or 30 × 30 mm and lenses with a maximum diameter of 40 mm. The...
autoVimation GmbH
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4K Video Camera
With three chips and 8 MP, the UltraHD 4K video camera from Toshiba offers up to 1600 TV lines of resolution and switchable formats, from 4K at 50/59.94 Hz, to 1080p and 1080i. The UltraHD...
Toshiba Imaging Systems
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Laser Engraver
Suited for engraving flat, cylindrical and other objects, the Energy 8 by Gravograph is a compact, water-cooled 25-W CO2 laser. The machine offers an engraving area of 460 × 145 mm of...
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Self-Aligning Lens Mounts
The A-Line series of self-aligning lens mounts by Newport Corp. can be used for building optical assemblies, prototyping and small-batch production. They feature a thin-edge design and...
Newport Corporation
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Weapon Sight
The Precision Acquisition and Targeting System (PATS) by Kopin Corp. is a clip-on weapon sight that incorporates a laser range finder, ballistic calculator and overlay display to increase...
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Night Vision Display
The Digital EyePiece (DEP) Night Vision Cueing Display (NVCD) from Elbit Systems of America Vision Systems and Rockwell Collins is an enhanced night vision device for fixed wing military aircraft. ...
Elbit Systems of America
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LED Drivers
Thomas Research Products has introduces two new LED drivers designed to operate on 347- or 480-V mains. The LED40W-HV series drivers are based on standard LED40W models and provide constant...
Thomas Research Products
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UAV Sapphire Optics
Clear as glass, sapphire optics from Meller Optics provide durability and scratch resistance from sand, dirt and hard landings when installed on unmanned aerial vehicles. The optics transmit...
Meller Optics, Inc.
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Fiber Optic Test Links
The 8800 series of fiber optic test links by Delaire USA approximates the IEEE 802.3 standard worst-case fiber lengths and bandwidths using real fiber. The company offers a test link for...
Delaire USA
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LED Curing System
With a 20,000-hour useful life, the Blue Wave LED Flood System from Intertronics is a large-format lamp for UV/visible light curing of large production components. The system offers...
INTERTRONICS
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Ruby Laser Beamsplitter
Holo/Or offers a new series of beamsplitter diffractive optical elements optimized for 694-nm ruby lasers. The beamsplitters are suitable for high-power lasers and provide divergence angle...
Holo/Or Ltd.
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2-MP Camera
A new 2-MP camera from Point Grey Research Inc. is suited for applications in industrial inspection, 3-D imaging and bioscience. The Flea3 FL3-U3-20E4 uses a global shutter CMOS sensor...
Point Grey Research Inc.
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Pyrometer
The ISR 6-TI Advanced pyrometer by LumaSense Technologies Inc. combines pyrometry with IR imaging technology to produce relative thermal images in manufacturing metals, glass and other heat-dependent...
LumaSense Technologies, Inc.
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IR Spectrometer
The SeaWave IR spectrometer by Radiantis offers resolution of 3 nm, and low optical loss across a near-infrared spectral detection range of 900 to 1700 nm. The device provides a highly...
Radiantis
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Line-Scan Camera
A new quadlinear CMOS line-scan camera from Teledyne Dalsa enhances defect detection with wafer-level dichroic filters to enable independent RGB and near-infrared outputs. The Piranha 4 is...
Teledyne DALSA, Machine Vision OEM Components
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Microscopy Camera
The Excelis HD digital microscopy camera by Accu-Scope Inc. and Unitron Ltd. offers a 60-fps HDMI video preview and onboard image-capturing capabilities. It features live image output that...
ACCU-SCOPE Inc.
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Compact LED Array
The Luxeon CoB 1202 from Philips Lumileds is a compact LED array that produces center-beam candle power. An expansion of the company’s existing Luxeon chip-on-board series, the 1202...
Philips Lumileds Lighting Co.
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DPSS Laser
The Lapa (Firefly) diode-pumped solid-state laser by RPMC Lasers Inc. offers up to 80 mJ of pulse energy at 1064 nm and pulse widths of 6 to 15 ns. It features a repetition rate of up to 30...
RPMC Lasers Inc.
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LaserMount
Arroyo Instruments has released two new LaserMount models for DIL laser applications. The 213 LaserMount offers passive temperatures, while the 215 TEC DIL LaserMount incorporates active TEC...
Arroyo Instruments, LLC
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CAN FD and SENT Triggering and Decoding Options
Keysight Technologies has introduced CAN FD (controller area network with flexible data-rate) and SENT (single-edge nibble transmission) triggering and decoding options for its InfiniiVision 4000...
KeysightTechnologies
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Piranha XL 16k CMOS TDI Camera
With CLHS interface, the Piranha XL 16k CMOS TDI camera from Teledyne DALSA delivers a 125-kHz line rate with high responsivity and low noise. Exposure control allows seamless operation from...
Teledyne DALSA, Machine Vision OEM Components
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Xtium CLHS PX4 Frame Grabber
Designed for high-speed, high-bandwidth cameras, the Xtium-CLHS PX4 frame grabber from Teledyne DALSA has up to seven CLHS data lanes to capture aggregate data rates of 2.1 GB/s. The device...
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Area-Scan Camera
A new high-speed area-scan camera from Adimec is designed for light-starved, timing-critical applications like electronics inspection and semiconductor metrology. The Q-12A180 is based on a...
Adimec Advanced Image Systems BV
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Multispectral Imaging System
L-3 Sonoma EO Inc.’s new Sonoma 2511X multispectral imaging system offers enhanced geolocation capabilities and six simultaneous video bands. It combines multispectral imaging...
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Fluorescence LEDs
The X-Cite 110-LED by Excelitas Technologies is a compact, white LED light source designed for fluorescence imaging applications. It provides excitation for DAPI, GFP, mCherry and Cy5...
Excelitas Technologies Corp.
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Photon Counters
Laser Components’ Count photon counters have a reduced dead time of 42 ns, compared to the previous 55 ns. This reduced dead time offers a maximum count rate of more than 23 MHz. The...
Laser Components GmbH
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Optical Chopper
With a chopping frequency phase-locked to its own internal frequency synthesizer, the Model 3502 optical chopper from New Focus can chop from 4 HZ to 10.65 kHz. The chopper features outputs...
New Focus
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Microscopy Cameras
Delivering fluid imaging at full-HD resolution for microscopy applications, the DP22 and DP27 digital cameras from Olympus provide visualization identical to that of oculars. The new cameras...
Olympus Europa SE & Co. KG, Medical Systems & Micro-Imaging Solutions Group
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Laser Light Show System
The RTI Nano RGB 30 laser light show system by LaserWorld features power distribution of >10 W at 638 nm, >10 W at 530 nm and >10.4 W at 450 nm. It touts beam specifications of ~6mm...
Laserworld (Switzerland) AG
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Modular Spectrograph
With intelligent, motorized adaptive focusing, the Shamrock 193i modular spectrograph from Andor Technology allows automated access to high spectral resolution in any grating, camera or wavelength...
Andor Technology plc, Corporate Headquarters

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