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photonics.com: December 2013

BUSINESS
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OIPT Opens Office in India
To meet increased demand for its products, Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology (OIPT) has opened a direct sales and service office in India. The Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology India...
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Richardson Gratings Names UK Distributor
Richardson Gratings has named Pro-Lite Technology Ltd. as distributor for its diffraction grating products in the UK and Ireland. Cranfield, England-based Pro-Lite was founded in 2002 and...
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Gooch & Housego Acquires Constelex Technology Enablers
Gooch & Housego (G&H) Plc has acquired Constelex Technology Enablers Ltd., an Athens, Greece-based manufacturer of advanced photonic systems. The acquisition is the optical components and...
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Photonics Innovators are Finalists for 2014 Prism Awards
Light-based products that detect hidden explosives or drugs, hyperspectrally image potential ground threats from the air, and push the boundaries of scientific exploration are among the finalists for...
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Association for Passive Optical LAN Adds Members
Qypsys, Vision Technologies, Communications Supply Corp. (CSC), The Siemon Company and Fiber Optic Association recently became members of the Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN). ...
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Applications Due Soon for Photonics Innovation Competition
Submissions for the Photonics Innovation Village, a competition to encourage the commercialization of optics and photonics research and technology into useful products, are due Dec. 14, SPIE...
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LPKF Completes Move to Fürth
LPKF Laser & Electronics has completed the move of its production facilities in Germany ahead of schedule, the company said this week. LPKF Laser & Electronics manufactures milling...
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SPIE DSS in Baltimore Broadening Appeal
SPIE is expanding the scope of its 2014 Defense + Security Conference with the addition of several conferences and meetings that are expected to appeal to the broader sensing community, the...
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Ultrashort-Pulse Laser Wins German Future Prize
The academic and industry partnership that moved ultrashort-pulse lasers out of the research lab and onto the factory floor was awarded the 2013 German Future Award this week by German Federal...
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EOS, 3D-Micromac Form Microlaser Sintering Co.
Laser micromachining systems maker 3D-Micromac AG and EOS GmbH, a provider of additive manufacturing products, have established a business to bring microlaser sintering technology (MLS) to the...
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Nanophotonics Expert Joins Aston’s Photonics Institute
A noted nanophotonics expert has joined Aston University to help develop next-generation fiber optic devices for telecommunications, optical computing and sensing. Professor Misha Sumetsky,...
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Membrane Optics Telescope Demo’d for DARPA
A lightweight telescope created using polymer membrane optics and developed by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. was demonstrated for DARPA, the company reported recently. Ball is...
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Iovis Selling Euresys Products in Korea
Machine vision components supplier Euresys expanded its distributor network in Korea with the appointment of Iovis Co. Ltd. earlier this year, the company said this week. Seoul-based Iovis...
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Specim to Scan Sweden’s Drill Cores
Hyperspectral imaging instruments and systems maker Specim Spectral Imaging Ltd. announced Tuesday that it has signed one of the largest optical and mineralogical core-scanning projects in the world:...
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Compass-EOS Joins Georgia Technology Center
Silicon-to-photonics router company Compass-EOS has joined the Georgia Technology Center (GTC), a live laboratory for network equipment vendors to demonstrate their hardware and software, the center...
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Powerlase Photonics Installs Laser for EUV in Japan
Laser maker Powerlase Photonics Ltd. has installed a high-power, high-energy laser developed for industrial applications at the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan, where it will be used in...
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Bandgap Boosts Solar Cell Efficiency with Nanowires
The average efficiency of standard commercial solar cells has been increased by 0.4 percent, just by replacing the standard surface texture with nanowire technology, Bandgap Engineering Inc....
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JDSU Acquiring Network Instruments for $200M
JDSU said Wednesday it is acquiring enterprise network developer Network Instruments for $200 million in cash, a move that brings the company into the $1 billion enterprise networking, cloud and data...
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First Horizon 2020 Photonics Projects Open
The European Commission presented on Wednesday its first calls for projects under the Horizon 2020 program, the European Union's seven-year, €80 billion research and innovation program. Those...
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VDMA Photonics Forms Steering Committee
The German Engineering Association (VDMA) Photonics Forum has appointed high-ranking representatives from various sectors to a new, industry-led steering committee, the association announced this...
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Oxford Instruments Acquiring Andor Technology
Oxford Instruments plc is acquiring Andor Technology for approximately £176 million (about $286.5 million) in cash, the company announced this week. The deal, being made through a subsidiary,...
By Melinda Rose, Senior Editor
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Omega Engineering Opens Office in Brazil
Omega Engineering, a provider of process measurement and control products, held a grand opening Monday at its new office in the Campinas area of São Paulo, Brazil. Omega Engineering...
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LightPath Forms Second China Subsidiary
Optical components manufacturer LightPath Technologies Inc. announced Tuesday that it has formed a second subsidiary in China. LightPath Optical Instrumentation (Zhenjiang) Co. Ltd. is...
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Optical Surfaces Supplies Testing Mirror to Samsung Thales
Optical Surfaces Ltd. will provide the Samsung Thales R&D Center in South Korea with a high-precision off-axis parabolic mirror for testing large visible and IR optics, the company said Tuesday. ...
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Laser Helmet for Thinning Hair Launches in U.S.
The first clinical-level laser hair restoration product — the Theradome Laser Helmet LH80 PRO — is now available for in-home treatment of thinning hair and male pattern baldness, maker...
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Mobile Laser Takes On Mortars, UAVs
Boeing's vehicle-mounted 10-kW class laser recently engaged more than 90 mortar rounds and several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in flight, the US Army has announced. Testing of the High...
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Photonics Gateway Launches
The objective of ukphotonics.org, a new national website, is mapping the UK's photonics activity to assist industry and academia with finding resources and collaborators. Hosted by the...
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Skin-Care Companies Settle Patent Suit
Light-based, at-home consumer skin-care products maker Tria Beauty Inc. of Dublin and Cynosure Inc. of Westford, a developer of laser- and light-based aesthetic systems used by medical practitioners,...
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Partnership to Advance Optical Biopsies
Medical device company Mauna Kea Technologies and Imperial College London are partnering to advance research and applications of Mauna Kea's optical biopsy platform, the partners announced recently. ...
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EPIC Celebrates 10 Years
EPIC, the European Photonics Industry Consortium, marked its 10th anniversary last week with a number of activities involving the European photonics community, including meetings with the European...
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THz Generator Has Highest Signal Quality
A terahertz (THz) generator currently in development improves signal quality by 1 million times as compared with the best device of its kind available on the market, opening the technology to...
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Biophotonics Center Established at Adelaide
The University of Adelaide has been awarded AUD23 million (about $20 million) to establish a new Center of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, the university announced this week. The goal...
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Final JWST Mirrors Arrive at Goddard
The final three of 18 primary mirrors built for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have arrived at Goddard Space Flight Center for integration prior to a scheduled launch in 2018, principal...
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Kirschner Joins REO Management Team
Roger Kirschner has joined REO as business development manager, the precision optics manufacturer said Wednesday. Most recently, Kirschner served as business development director at Optikos...
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Lacey Named Tessera Technologies CEO
Thomas Lacey, who had served as interim CEO of Tessera Technologies since May, was appointed to the position permanently effective Dec. 10. Lacey also will continue to serve on the board of...
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Optics Expert Garners Chief Scientist Post at ARL
Dr. Joseph Mait, a fellow of both the Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE, was recently named chief scientist of the US Army Research Lab (ARL). Mait has worked at ARL since 1988 in various...
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Former Trumpf Exec to Lead Highyag
Highyag Laser Technology GmbH has appointed Dr. Ing. Holger Schlüter as its new managing director, the laser materials processing supplier said this week. Schlüter brings to his...
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UN Proclaims 2015 ‘International Year of Light’
2015 was proclaimed as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015) during the 71st Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly 68th Session on Friday, a move lauded by a...
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UniPixel CEO Steps Down
Following the resignation of longtime company President and CEO Reed Killion, the board of directors of UniPixel Inc. has appointed its chairman, Bernard Marren, and director, Carl Yankowski, as...
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LPKF Sole Owner of Slovenian Subsidiary
LPKF Laser & Electronics AG now owns 100 percent of the shares of its Naklo subsidiary, LPKF Laser & Elektronika d.o.o., having purchased the 25 percent still held by the company's...


RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
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Laser Reveals Photosynthetic Processes
Scientists have used an ultrafast laser to study a photosynthetic complex — arguably the most important bit of organic chemistry on the planet — in its complete functioning state. ...
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Photonics Innovators are Finalists for 2014 Prism Awards
Light-based products that detect hidden explosives or drugs, hyperspectrally image potential ground threats from the air, and push the boundaries of scientific exploration are among the finalists for...
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One Photon Per Pixel Produces 3-D Lidar Image
With the detection of a single photon from each pixel location, a new lidarlike system can gauge depth and produce 3-D images. The technique is expected to be broadly applicable to microscopy and...
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Optical Fiber Throughput Boosted Tenfold
A simple, innovative solution reduces the amount of space required between the pulses of light that transport data through an optical fiber, dramatically increasing their capacity. Optical...
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Zero-Index Material Generates Nonlinear Light
A unique optical metamaterial with a refractive index of zero was used to generate light waves that gain strength as they move through the material in all directions. This demonstration of...
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Nanowire Lasers Emit at Useful Wavelengths
Threadlike semiconductors can be made to emit light at useful wavelengths, demonstrating potential as lasers for applications in computing, communications, and environmental and biological sensing. ...
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Curiosity Surpasses 100,000 Laser Zaps
The laser instrument aboard NASA’s Curiosity rover has surpassed its 100,000th shot on Mars, the space agency reported last week. Designed to fire 1 million shots, the ChemCam zaps...
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Tapping Solar’s Full Potential
The realization of solar cells’ full potential may be a little closer, thanks to newly created large sheets of nanotextured silicon microcell arrays. The discovery holds the promise of making...
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Quantum Phenomenon Shown with Plastic Film
Instead of the usual ultrapure crystals, a plastic film similar to the material used in light-emitting smartphone displays has been used to demonstrate a complex quantum mechanical phenomenon. ...
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First Horizon 2020 Photonics Projects Open
The European Commission presented on Wednesday its first calls for projects under the Horizon 2020 program, the European Union's seven-year, €80 billion research and innovation program. Those...
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Georgia State Creates Nano-Optics Center
Georgia State University announced last week that it has created a research center to focus on developing nanotechnology tools and instruments, The Center for Nano-Optics. “Creation of...
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Optogenetics Moves Closer to Primate Brains
The most definitive demonstration yet that optogenetics can be safe and effective in brains larger and more complex than those of rodents could incorporate the use of light pulses to genetically...
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Nano-FTIR Offers Versatility in Protein Studies
A new technique called Fourier transform infrared nanospectroscopy (nano-FTIR) overcomes the diffraction limits of mid-infrared spectroscopy for label-free chemical and structural imaging of protein...
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Photonics Gateway Launches
The objective of ukphotonics.org, a new national website, is mapping the UK's photonics activity to assist industry and academia with finding resources and collaborators. Hosted by the...
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Hubble Spots Vapor Venting Off Europa
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope spectroscopically detected water vapor over the frigid south pole of Jupiter’s satellite Europa, providing the first strong evidence of water plumes erupting...
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THz Generator Has Highest Signal Quality
A terahertz (THz) generator currently in development improves signal quality by 1 million times as compared with the best device of its kind available on the market, opening the technology to...
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Biophotonics Center Established at Adelaide
The University of Adelaide has been awarded AUD23 million (about $20 million) to establish a new Center of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, the university announced this week. The goal...
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Active Cloak Most Broadband to Date
An active invisibility cloak — that is, one designed to work with an external power source — could significantly broaden the device's operation bandwidth, moving its applications beyond...
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UN Proclaims 2015 ‘International Year of Light’
2015 was proclaimed as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015) during the 71st Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly 68th Session on Friday, a move lauded by a...
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Technique Stabilizes Femtosecond Pulses
A new technique that stabilizes femtosecond (fs) pulses generated in a microresonator could improve devices dependent on such pulses for applications in telecommunications, broadband spectroscopy and...
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Handheld OCT Device Catches Eye Disease Early
A handheld optical device that combines ultrahigh-speed 3-D imaging with a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) scanning mirror could make early detection of certain eye diseases as easy as scanning...
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Liquid Crystal ‘Flowers’ Into Lenses
A 3-D, liquid-crystal array shaped like a flower can be used as a lens similar to an insect’s compound eye, a team of material scientists, chemical engineers and physicists has found. ...
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Space Lasers Have ‘Bright Future’ in Communications
Neither wind, nor clouds, nor even atmospheric turbulence kept NASA’s Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) from its mission of providing error-free communications to ground stations...
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‘Warping’ Compresses Big Data
A physics-based data compression method outperforms existing technologies, such as JPEG, for images and could eventually be adopted for the capture and analysis of massive amounts of data in real...
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Ultrathin PV Device is Highly Efficient
A thin film of perovskite sandwiched between two very thin organic semiconductors makes for a photovoltaic device with high power conversion efficiency, researchers have discovered. The...
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Clark Telescope, 117, Closes for Facelift
The Clark Telescope, a national treasure and site of notable discoveries such as the dwarf planet Pluto, is closing Jan. 1 after 117 years of constant use for a much-needed facelift, officials at...


PRODUCTS
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eosens TS3 Cameras
The eosens TS3 high-speed cameras from Mikrotron GmbH are suitable for applications in industry, R&D, medicine, biology, sport and science. The cameras capture up to 500 fps at 1280...
Mikrotron GmbH
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ILT950UV Spectroradiometer
International Light Technologies has added the ILT950UV (200 to 450 nm) to its line of spectroradiometers and has improved its ILT950 (250 to 1050 nm) with a machined optical bench that reduces stray...
International Light Technologies, Gilway & International Light Divs.
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STS-UV Microspectrometer
The STS-UV microspectrometer from Ocean Optics Inc. is suitable for integration into spectroscopy instrumentation, medical devices, process monitoring and other applications. The device...
Ocean Optics, Inc.
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Model 207 Mini Zoom Lens
Resolve Optics Ltd. has developed a variant of its Model 207 miniature motorized zoom lens that enhances the deep-sea welding capabilities of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Replacing traditional...
Resolve Optics Ltd.
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3-D Laser Height System
Olmec Ltd. has released a laser height system that uses an LMI Gocator 3-D smart camera to inspect bearings used in bogies in the railway industry. The camera includes an integrated laser...
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NFM SWIR Fluorescence Microscope
The NFM microscope from Applied NanoFluorescence images individual single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) through their intrinsic short-wave IR fluorescence. The system is suitable for research...
Applied NanoFluorescence, LLC
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DLC Pro Digital Laser Controller
Toptica Photonics Inc.’s DLC pro provides laser diode current, temperature and piezo drivers with extremely low noise and drift properties, boosting the performance of its DL pro tunable laser,...
TOPTICA Photonics, Inc.
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Aloha+ H2O Analyzer
Tiger Optics LLC’s new ammonia analyzer, the ALOHA+ H2O, refines the detection levels of moisture down to 2 parts per billion, five times the sensitivity of incumbent technology. A...
Tiger Optics, LLC
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SpectraMax MiniMax 300 Imaging Cytometer
The SpectraMax MiniMax 300 fluorescence imaging cytometer from Molecular Devices provides cellular visualization and cell-based analysis for a range of cell-counting and cell-confluency measurement...
Molecular Devices, LLC
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C12666MA Microspectrometer
The C12666MA microspectrometer from Hamamatsu Photonics is suitable for applications such as color sensing in printing machines and LED lighting, point-of-care testing connected to smartphones, and...
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Cytation 3 Cell Imager
BioTek Instruments Inc. has added new features to its Cytation 3 cell-imaging multimode reader. The instrument combines digital microscopy and conventional microplate detection to provide cellular...
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ZnSe/ZnS Laser Optics
Laser Research Optics is offering laser optics made from zinc selenide and zinc sulfide in any shape or size, with precise tolerances and surface finishes. The optics are available in...
Laser Research Optics
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3D Pro Variable-Focus Laser
Multipix Imaging has launched ProPhotonix’s 3D Pro variable-focus laser for machine vision applications including 3-D measurement, dimensional scanning, positioning, high-speed sorting and...
Multipix Imaging Components Ltd.
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OCI-1000 Handheld Hyperspectral Imager
The OCI-1000 handheld hyperspectral imager from BaySpec Inc. provides full, continuous visible and near-IR data for sensing applications including real-time identification of food-borne illnesses...
BaySpec, Inc.
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ValuMax Optical Mirrors
Newport Corp. has released ValuMax research-grade optical mirrors for general laboratory use, prototype development, and proof-of-concept or educational applications. The mirrors are...
Newport Corporation
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ConfoPort CPO-LV-SD Measuring System
The ConfoPort CPO-LV-SD measuring system from confovis GmbH provides noncontact quality inspection of the surface integrity of optical lenses down to the nanometer range. The system measures...
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FastCam SA-Z Camera System
Photron Inc’s ultrahigh-speed imaging system, the FastCam SA-Z, features 21,000 fps at megapixel resolution and more than 2 million fps at reduced resolution, making it possible to view...
Photron USA, Inc.
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TerraSpec Halo Mineral Identifier
PANalytical Boulder (formerly Analytical Spectral Devices) has introduced the ASD TerraSpec Halo mineral identifier, a handheld near-IR spectrometer that delivers mineralogy results in <20 s. ...
PANalytical Boulder
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Ti-LAPP Microscopy Illumination
Nikon Inc.’s Ti-LAPP laser application system provides up to 32 imaging modalities for biological research in tandem with the Eclipse Ti, a proprietary inverted research microscope. ...
Nikon Instruments Inc.
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TechSpec Convex Mirrors
Edmund Optics’ TechSpec convex mirrors create virtual, upright images for use in a variety of optical systems. The mirrors expand an imaging system’s field of view without...
Edmund Optics, Inc.
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Chromacal Microscopy Color Calibration
Datacolor has introduced Chromacal, an integrated optical microscopy system that standardizes the color of digital images for biological research. Chromacal includes proprietary software, a...
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PD4-C/CB Plug & Drive Servomotors
Nanotec Electronic US Inc. has added the PD4-C/CB line of Plug & Drive integrated, brushless DC (BLDC) servomotors to its Nema 23 series. The devices provide field-oriented closed-loop...
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Sapphire Optical Domes
Meller Optics Inc. has introduced sapphire optical domes for protecting guidance systems, sensors and other devices in harsh airborne and subsea environments. The domes feature Moh 9...
Meller Optics, Inc.
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NanoWizard Ultra Speed AFM
JPK Instruments AG’s next-generation NanoWizard Ultra Speed AFM (atomic force microscope) delivers fast scanning and superresolution on an inverted microscope for applications including the...
JPK Instruments AG
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LR-T Laser Sensor
Keyence Corp. of America’s LR-T series multipurpose laser sensor can be used for any sensing situation in any environment. Time-of-flight (TOF) technology and a custom integrated circuit enable...
KEYENCE Corp. of America
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NanoTweezer Nanoparticle Analysis
Optofluidics has introduced the NanoTweezer, a system that captures, manipulates and analyzes large numbers of individual nanoparticles and has the potential to advance pharmaceutical drug...
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Borealis Confocal Microscopy Illumination
Andor Technology has introduced Borealis illumination technology for multifocal confocal microscopy for scientific imaging applications. Borealis extends the excitation wavelength range from...
Andor Technology plc, Corporate Headquarters
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BQM-50 Beam Propagation Analyzer
The BQM-50 beam propagation analyzer from Arden Photonics Ltd. measures lasers used in applications such as surveying, medical diagnostics, precision measurement, scanning and lidar. The...
Arden Photonics Ltd.
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ContourSP 3-D Optical Microscope
Bruker Corp. has launched the ContourSP, a large-panel 3-D metrology system for gauging individual layers of printed circuit board (PCB) panels during manufacturing. Based on white-light...
Bruker Nano Surfaces
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PrismMaster HR Goniometer
Trioptics has launched the PrismMaster HR goniometer series for angle measurement on optical prisms and polygons for applications in manufacturing and research. With an accuracy of 0.2...
TRIOPTICS GmbH
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Image-Pro Premier 9.1 Software
Media Cybernetics’ Image-Pro Premier 9.1 image analysis software provides tools to capture, process, measure, share, visualize and compare images for scientific and industrial analysis and...
Media Cybernetics, Inc.
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LT-PLM-IRB Series Precision Laser
The LT-PLM-IRB series precision laser from Laser Components is suitable for applications requiring parallel beam alignment, including for machines or axes, for positioning machines in fixed mounts or...
Laser Components USA, Inc.
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Goldeye SWIR Camera
The Goldeye shortwave-infrared (SWIR) camera from Allied Vision Technologies GmbH is suitable for industrial machine vision applications. Offering sensitivity between 900 and 1700 nm, the...
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Daytona-HE Fiber Laser
The Daytona-HE, a short-pulse, UV fiber laser from Coherent Inc., delivers 355-nm output with peak powers >45 kW (at repetition rates up to 525 kHz) and high pulse energies >70 µJ (at up...
Coherent Inc.
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MarSurf 130/260 Aspheric Measuring Station
Mahr Federal Inc. has released the MarSurf LD 130/260, a 2-D/3-D measuring station for checking contour and surface topography of aspheric optical lenses and other components during multistage...
Mahr Federal Inc.
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Opterra Multipoint Confocal Microscope
The Opterra multipoint scanning confocal microscope from Bruker Corp. integrates confocal imaging with photoactivation for live-cell and small-organism imaging, and for applications including the...
Bruker Nano Surfaces
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Npaq 6U Drive Rack
Aerotech Inc.’s Npaq 6U high-power drive rack provides up to 30 A for brush, brushless or stepper motors, and its plug-in amplifiers support both linear and pulse-width-modulation (PWM)...
Aerotech, Inc.
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ProCam Camera Module Testing
Trioptics GmbH’s ProCam tests the active alignment of camera modules that combine optics with a sensor and a readout circuit. The device includes standard measurement systems with test...
TRIOPTICS GmbH
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Thermal Camera on Chip Driving Technology
The Thermal camera on Chip by Senso Optics adds thermal night-vision capability to its proprietary advanced driving assistance system, ADAS. The technology is designed to reduce automobile accidents...
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Tire Solutions Products
Cognex Corp. has released Tire Solutions, a suite of products using proprietary machine vision, identification and bar-code-reading technologies for bar-code and low-contrast embossed character...
Cognex Corp.
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Hercules II PV Junction Box
Amphenol Industrial Global Operations has released the Hercules II, a junction box featuring a current rating of 10 A and a rated voltage of 1000 V of direct current. It is suitable for use on rigid...
Amphenol Industrial Products Group
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MicroLine 2000 UV Laser PCB Depaneling Systems
LPKF Laser & Electronics has announced the MicroLine 2000 series UV laser cutting systems for printed circuit board depaneling, which will be available in early 2014. The series features...
LPKF Laser & Electronics, Plastics Welding Div.
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Remote-Sensing Pistol Grip
Spectral Evolution is now offering a pistol grip for ambient light remote-sensing applications in the field requiring fiber optic data collection, such as climate research, and environmental,...
Spectral Evolution, Inc.
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iStar Automatic 360° Camera
Sundance DSP is now offering the iStar, a fully automatic, high-resolution camera that captures, creates and distributes 360° spherical images for a variety of applications, such as crime and...
Sundance DSP
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3.0 Data-Acquisition Software
PicoQuant GmbH has released 3.0 data-acquisition software for its PicoHarp 300 time-correlated single-photon-counting (TCSPC) system. The software provides a programmable time offset in the...
PicoQuant GmbH
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XRpad 4336 X-Ray Detector
The XRpad 4336 from PerkinElmer Inc. is a wireless cassette-sized flat panel detector component suitable for digital radiography (DR) applications. The device fits into a conventional table...
PerkinElmer Instruments
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Thermoelectric Temperature Controller
Oven Industries Inc. has released a thermoelectric benchtop temperature controller for use in research labs. The solid-state, MOSFET, bidirectional device features an internal power supply...
Oven Industries, Inc.
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CV-500M Miniature Camera
Marshall Electronics has released the CV-500M, a miniature camera providing 1080p resolution for industrial, scientific, machine vision, automation and OEM applications. The camera...
Marshall Electronics, Optical Systems
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AC Series OmniCure LED Industrial Curing
Lumen Dynamics has added four high-power, air-cooled models to its OmniCure AC series of UV LED curing systems. They are suitable for applications such as fiber coating, compact camera module...
Lumen Dynamics (Excelitas Technologies)
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Electro-Optic Modulators
New Focus, a Newport Corp. brand, has added blue-coated phase modulators covering the 360- to 500-nm-wavelength range to its line of electro-optic modulators. The modulators are available in...
New Focus
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Phantom v2010 Camera
Vision Research’s Phantom v2010, a 1-MP digital ultrahigh-speed camera, is almost 40 percent faster than its predecessor, the Phantom v1610, and can capture more than 22,000 fps at full...
Vision Research Inc., Phantom Digital High-Speed Cameras
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Multifocal Diffractive Optical Elements
Holo/Or Ltd. has released multifocal diffractive optical elements for applications in microscopy and laser cutting. The optics allow a single collimated incident beam to focus simultaneously...
Holo/Or Ltd.

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