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photonics.com: January 2014

BUSINESS
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US Research Spending Decline Driven By Industry
A sharp drop in US spending on biomedical research has been driven almost entirely by reduced investments from industry, not the public sector, a new study finds. The US’s global share of biomedical research spending fell from 51 percent in 2007 to 45 percent in 2012, from $131 billion to $119 billion, while Japan increased spending by $9 billion and China by $6.4 billion,...
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Tessera Names CFO
Tessera Technologies Inc. has named Robert J. Andersen as its executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 2. Andersen will report to CEO Thomas Lacey, who had served...
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Gorilla Glass Goes Curvy, Sheds Cooties
Glassmaker Corning Inc. has announced the development of a novel 3-D glass-forming technology to shape its Gorilla Glass, used as cover glass in millions of smartphones and other handheld devices....
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GE Boosting Drug Discovery with $1B Acquisition from Thermo Fisher
GE Healthcare will expand its drug discovery offerings in the fast-growing life sciences market with the $1 billion acquisition of three businesses from Thermo Fisher Scientific, the companies...
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Lightwave Pioneer Kaminow Passes
Ivan P. Kaminow, a pioneer in photonic devices and developer of several key aspects of lightwave communication systems, died on Dec. 18. He was 83. Born in Union City, N.J., and raised in...
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Zeiss Meditec Acquires US Intraocular Lens Maker
Carl Zeiss Meditec Inc., the US subsidiary of Jena-based Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, has expanded its offerings in surgical ophthalmology with the purchase of Aaren Scientific Inc. of Ontario, a...
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NKT Photonics Grants PCF Tech License
NKT Photonics has licensed parts of its photonic crystal fiber (PCF) technology to PicoQuant GmbH for use in PicoQuant’s new Solea supercontinuum lasers. The covered patents include NKT’s...
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UK Awards Funds for Light-Based Manufacturing
Research projects that explore how light can be used in new ways to improve manufacturing in the pharmaceutical, chemical, electronics and security industries has received £3.6 million (about...
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Photonics Grants Awarded to Four Colleges
The chronic nationwide shortage of new photonics technicians has prompted the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education (OP-TEC) to provide grants to four US colleges, with the goal of...
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Campaign Begins to Endow Award Honoring Tingye Li
The OSA Foundation is launching a fundraising campaign to endow an award for recognizing young optics researchers, in honor of the late optical communications pioneer Tingye Li. The annual...
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Finisar Acquiring u2t Photonics
In a move to strengthen its 100G coherent technologies portfolio, Finisar Corp. is acquiring u2t Photonics AG of Berlin for $20 million in cash, the companies said Wednesday. The acquisition...
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Hamamatsu Factory in Beijing Completed
Construction of Building No. 2 at Hamamatsu Photonics KK’s Beijing subsidiary is now complete. Operations at the new facility, located at the Langfang factory, are scheduled to begin in...
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Laser Research Optics Offers Credit for Damaged Lenses
Laser Research Optics will offer a credit of up to 20 percent toward new CO2 lenses if purchasers return their damaged 1.5- and 2-in. zinc selenide lenses.  Laser Research Optics'...
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Duncan Named OSA Senior Science Advisor
Optical scientist Michael D. Duncan has joined The Optical Society (OSA) staff as a senior science advisor, the society announced Wednesday. Duncan will provide strategic direction on the scientific...
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SPIE Hires Strategist
Photonics technology development veteran Bob Hainsey has joined the SPIE staff as science and technology strategist.  The former senior director of central research, development and...
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CyberOptics Acquiring 3-D Metrology Firm
Sensors and inspection systems maker CyberOptics Inc. is acquiring Laser Design Inc. (LDI), a 3-D metrology company also based in Minneapolis, for $3 million in cash, CyberOptics said Tuesday. ...
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Infinera Names Feller Senior VP of Finance
Photonic integrated circuit maker Infinera has appointed Brad Feller as senior vice president of finance. On March 1, he also will assume the position of chief financial officer, replacing Ita...
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Photonics West Expands Offerings for Industry
SPIE Photonics West will offer an expanded industry track for 2014 that covers topics ranging from financing to product launching. The event will be held Feb. 1-6 at the Moscone Center in...
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NIST System Helps Police Pinpoint Laser Attacks
A simple measurement system that characterizes the beams from laser pointers could help law enforcement cope with the growing aviation threat of laser attacks. The number of reported...
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Laser Components Hires New Head of Optics Production
Laser Components GmbH has appointed Uwe Schallenberg as its new head of production for the optical technologies department. Schallenberg will lead feasibility studies for new designs and...
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Ametek Signs Blue Scientific as UK Distributor
Ametek Inc. has signed Blue Scientific as its exclusive distributor of scientific instruments and software in the UK. Blue Scientific, a new UK-based distribution company that specializes in...
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DOC to Cease Manufacturing
DigitalOptics (DOC) will cease its remaining mems|cam manufacturing operations as it restructures, cutting hundreds of jobs, parent company Tessera Technologies Inc. said Thursday. The...
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Block Engineering Signs OEM Supply Agreement
Block Engineering has signed a long-term supply agreement with an unnamed provider of hardened, field-based systems in the oil and gas drilling industry. The agreement applies specifically...
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Nipro to Make TVC Imagers for Infraredx
Infraredx Inc. has announced that Nipro Corp., the exclusive distributor of its TVC Imaging System in Japan, has established a manufacturing subsidiary in Yamanishi that will produce biomedical...
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ITC Rules on Avago, Mellanox Patent Dispute
Both Mellanox Technologies Ltd. and Avago Technologies are claiming victories in recent rulings by the International Trade Commission (ITC) regarding an ongoing patent dispute. Avago's...
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Agilent Joins Picometrics in Biopharma Deal
Agilent Technologies Inc. and Picometrics Technologies have signed a co-marketing agreement to improve efficiency in the research and development of complex large-molecule biopharmaceutical...
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Concept Laser Opens New Development Center
Concept Laser has opened a new development center at its headquarters, increasing its capacity for testing and advancement. The 600-m2 R&D lab facility enables further development of the...
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Nanoparticle Scattering Leads to Transparent Projection Screen
A new class of transparent projection screens could bring vehicle and aircraft navigation, advertising – even eyeglasses – to a whole new level. A team from MIT, the Harvard...
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Alfalight to Provide Laser Modules for US Navy
Alfalight Inc. has signed a $1.7 million contract to supply the US Naval Surface Warfare Center with new long-range, nonlethal laser systems. The company will develop high-power green laser...
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Tektronix Acquires Picosecond Pulse Labs
Tektronix Inc., a provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has acquired Picosecond Pulse Labs of Boulder, Colo., in a move to strengthen its portfolio of test equipment...
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Avago Technologies to Acquire LSI
Avago Technologies Ltd. has agreed to purchase LSI Corp. for $6.6 billion in cash, a move that will expand its capabilities in wired infrastructure. Acquisition of the San Jose company will...
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ERC Grant Furthers Study of Quantum Info Processing
A five-year, $2.7 million grant awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) will further the study of fiber-based quantum communications and information processing. Arno Rauschenbeutel, a...
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Mordechai Segev Awarded Israel Prize
Physicist Mordechai Segev has been awarded the Israel Prize for his work in the field of optics and lasers. Segev is a professor at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology whose research...
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Ireland Backs Photonics for Economic Impact
The newly opened Irish Photonic Integration Centre, focused on information and communications technology, and on the medical device sector, is expected to create 200 new jobs over the next six years...
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SRI CEO Transitions to New Role
Curtis R. Carlson is passing the CEO baton to the next generation of leaders, as he brings his innovation to a new role within SRI International. After 16 years as president and CEO at SRI,...
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3SAE Tech, NorthLab Photonics to Expand Global Offering
3SAE Technologies and European distributor NorthLab Photonics have joined forces to expand product lines in North America and Europe. An agreement between the two companies includes private...
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Cyros Receives 2014 AIA Achievement Award
Years of dedication to the vision and imaging industry have earned Michael Cyros, chief commercial officer of Allied Vision Technologies, the 2014 AIA Achievement award. Cyros received the...
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OSA Names New Chief Operating Officer
Sean Bagshaw has stepped into the role of chief operating officer for The Optical Society. He will continue on as chief information officer, a post he has held for the past five years. Since...
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British Military Signs Contract with German Laser Group
The British Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with Rheinmetall AG to secure laser light modules for its soldiers. Part of a comprehensive program to modernize the British infantry,...
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Infrared Imaging Collaboration Grows US Market
A collaboration between American IR Solutions (AIRS) and AIM Infrarot-Module will expand IR imaging solutions across the US market. AIRS plans to increase its capabilities to market, design,...
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L-3 AOC Develops Enhanced Gold Coatings for Large-Format Substrates
L-3 Applied Optics Center (AOC), part of L-3 Communications Warrior Systems, has developed a line of gold optical coatings for large-format substrates, offering custom wavelength-specific...
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Sadoulet Named Edmund Optics President
Samuel Sadoulet has been named the new president of Edmund Optics. He has served as the company’s chief operating officer for more than a year, a role that he will maintain along with...
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Suematsu Wins Japan Prize
Yasuharu Suematsu, a pioneer in the field of semiconductor lasers that enable high-capacity, long-distance fiber networks, has been recognized with the 2014 Japan Prize for electronics, information...


RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
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Imaging Technology Could Unlock Mysteries of a Childhood Disease
A superresolution imaging technique that allows the structure of a respiratory virus to be seen in living cells could help unlock the virus's secrets, including how it enters cells and replicates, and why certain lung cells escape relatively unscathed. By the time children turn 2, most have had respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and suffered coldlike symptoms. But for some, especially...
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Laser-Driven Nanobubbles Noninvasively Detect Malaria
A noninvasive, laser scanner “vapor nanobubble” technology using no dyes or diagnostic chemicals can detect even a single malaria-infected cell among a million normal cells, with zero...
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US Research Spending Decline Driven By Industry
A sharp drop in US spending on biomedical research has been driven almost entirely by reduced investments from industry, not the public sector, a new study finds. The US’s global share...
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Chemistry Advance Paves Way for Printable Photonics
A method that turns certain chalcogenide compounds into high- quality, larger exfoliated flakes than currently available can be used in printable photonics and electronics.  Dr. Zheng...
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With Laser-Doping, Silicon Responds to IR Light
New IR imaging systems could be possible now that a new method has demonstrated that silicon is more responsive to IR light when laser-doped with one of its most dangerous impurities: gold. ...
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Lighting Up Brain Stops Liquored-Up Rats
Stimulating brain cells with light stops binge drinking in rodents, a new study finds. The results suggest the possibility of using optogenetics to treat substance abuse, neurological diseases and...
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X-ray Camera Has Image Stabilizer
Making a firm connection between an x-ray lens and the nanoscale object to be imaged improves the imaging of low-contrast or moving nano-objects and could lead to new insights into dynamic nanoscale...
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Powerful Exoplanet Camera Unveiled
After nearly a decade of development, a powerful exoplanet camera that detects IR radiation to image and analyze planets from other solar systems is now operational. The Gemini Planet Imager...
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UV-Activated Adhesive Treats Heart Defects
A bio-inspired, light-activated adhesive used to treat congenital heart defects could soon replace more invasive treatments such as sutures, new research indicates. A preclinical study...
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Metamaterials Perform 'Photonic Calculus'
The discovery that metamaterials can be designed to perform "photonic calculus" as lightwaves pass through them could give rebirth to analog computers. The theoretical metamaterial could...
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Light-Emission Studies May Improve Bioimaging
New understanding of secondary light emission by plasmonic nanostructures could lead to improvements in medical imaging. Work by materials scientists and engineers at the University of...
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Detector Details Waveforms of Laser Pulses
A simplified detector for measuring pulsed laser radiation takes an important step toward complete control over the waveform of pulsed laser light, a necessary development for highly sensitive and...
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Laser Components Hires New Head of Optics Production
Laser Components GmbH has appointed Uwe Schallenberg as its new head of production for the optical technologies department. Schallenberg will lead feasibility studies for new designs and...
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New Device Makes Better Use of Sunlight
A team at MIT has discovered a way to harvest solar energy more efficiently and potentially on demand. The new solar thermophotovoltaic (STPV) device combines photovoltaic (PV) systems,...
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Agilent Joins Picometrics in Biopharma Deal
Agilent Technologies Inc. and Picometrics Technologies have signed a co-marketing agreement to improve efficiency in the research and development of complex large-molecule biopharmaceutical...
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Nanoparticle Scattering Leads to Transparent Projection Screen
A new class of transparent projection screens could bring vehicle and aircraft navigation, advertising – even eyeglasses – to a whole new level. A team from MIT, the Harvard...
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Soliton Behavior Observed in Silicon Photonics
A breakthrough in silicon photonics could shape the design of future integrated optical communications systems. An international research team based at the University of Sydney has observed...
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Rare Brown Dwarf Discovery Aids Exoplanet Study
The discovery of a very rare type of brown dwarf substar could soon provide a better understanding of exoplanets. A team based at the University of Notre Dame is studying data from the...
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'Inverse Opal' Structure Enhances Solar Cell Efficiency
Photonic crystals with an "inverse opal" structure could increase the light-trapping capability of thin-film solar cells and help bring about lower-cost solar energy. Researchers at...
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ERC Grant Furthers Study of Quantum Info Processing
A five-year, $2.7 million grant awarded by the European Research Council (ERC) will further the study of fiber-based quantum communications and information processing. Arno Rauschenbeutel, a...
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Harnessing Randomness to Improve Lasers
Randomness could be key in improving the performance of lasers in sensing and imaging applications, a new study shows. Randomly arranged, or irregular, surfaces typically have poor optical...
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3-D AFM Could Advance Understanding of Proteins
An advanced 3-D atomic force microscope will allow the study of membrane proteins in conditions similar to those found in the body, an improvement that could lead to increased understanding of...
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SRI CEO Transitions to New Role
Curtis R. Carlson is passing the CEO baton to the next generation of leaders, as he brings his innovation to a new role within SRI International. After 16 years as president and CEO at SRI,...
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Silk-Diamond Hybrid Shows Promise for Cell Imaging
A new hybrid nanodiamond-silk material could enhance biological imaging and refine medication delivery. The new particles — developed by a team from the University of...
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Noninvasive Optical System Reveals Oral Cancer Signs
A new spectral imaging system holds promise for rapid, noninvasive screenings for oral cancers. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation in Newport Beach, Calif., the death rate associated with this...
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Lightwave Logic Creates New Organic Polymers
Lightwave Logic Inc. has created a new way to combine multiple chromophores into a single polymer host with a significantly improved ability to generate organic nonlinear optical polymers for optical...
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Research Funds Reshape Silicon Photonics
Funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will kick-start a project aimed at bringing silicon photonics to mass markets and revolutionizing a range of applications,...
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Suematsu Wins Japan Prize
Yasuharu Suematsu, a pioneer in the field of semiconductor lasers that enable high-capacity, long-distance fiber networks, has been recognized with the 2014 Japan Prize for electronics, information...
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New Laser Detects Low Gas Concentrations
A new type of laser can produce 25 times more light emission than other such devices that operate on a similar wavelength, allowing for detection of very low concentrations of gases. The...


PRODUCTS
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Deformable Mirrors
Iris AO’s deformable mirrors, distributed by Laser 2000 GmbH, use patented MEMS technology and feature 100 to 500 actuators with inscribed apertures from 3.5 to 7.7 mm. The mirrors consist of 163 high-quality single-crystal-silicon segments, each of which can be positioned by three actuators. This provides small gaps between segments as well as accurate calibrations. A...
Laser 2000 GmbH
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MotionBlitz CVR Compact Versatile Recorder
Mikrotron GmbH has released the MotionBlitz CVR compact versatile recorder for video capture in industrial and research applications. The device captures up to 12 s of 2336 ×...
Mikrotron GmbH
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NetLinc Laser Micrometer Interface
NetLinc, a laser micrometer interface from LaserLinc, streamlines the setup process by enabling transmission of measurement data via a standard Ethernet cable. LaserLinc's TLAser230™...
LaserLinc
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Acktar Black Coatings Data
Reflectance data for Acktar Ltd.’s black-light-absorbing coatings has been incorporated into the libraries of optics simulation software packages Zemax and TracePro. The programs are designed...
Acktar Ltd.
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SXUV100 Photodiode
The SXUV100 by Opto Diode is a single-active-area, 100-mm2 photodiode for detecting 13.5-nm wavelengths or for monitoring high-power-density sources between 1 and 150 nm. It is operational...
Opto Diode Corp.
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PE9-ES-C Pyroelectric Laser Energy Sensor
The PE9-ES-C pyroelectric laser energy sensor from Ophir Photonics is suitable for low-energy, short-pulse YAG and harmonic generation applications, as well as low-energy, long-pulse lasers. ...
Ophir - Spiricon LLC, Photonics
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Thermal Imager for Smartphones
Flir Systems Inc. has launched the Flir One, a consumer-oriented thermal imaging system that uses IR technology to identify heating or cooling leaks in buildings, or allow users to navigate in...
FLIR Precision Optics
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Laser Fiber Packaging
OSI Laser Diode Inc. has introduced laser fiber packaging options for its CVD (chemical vapor deposition) high-power laser line. The packaging is suitable for use in optical sensors, cloud...
OSI Laser Diode Inc.
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MS-2000 Low-Mass X-Y Stage
The MS-2000 low-mass X-Y microscope stage from Applied Scientific Instrumentation (ASI) provides increased thermal response times with less mass than the standard-model compact stage for stand-alone,...
Applied Scientific Instrumentation, Inc.
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TimePro Software
TimePro kinetic spectroscopy software from Craic Technologies Inc. measures time-dependent changes in full UV-VIS-NIR reflectance, absorbance and emission spectra of microscopic samples. ...
CRAIC Technologies
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ProMetric I2 Imaging Colorimeter
The ProMetric I2 imaging colorimeter by Radiant Zemax is suitable for color and luminance uniformity testing in flat panel displays, light measurement and characterization of LED products, and other...
Zemax, LLC, Zemax Optical Design Software
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Kingfisher CCD Cameras
Raptor Photonics Ltd.’s CCD cameras, developed using Sony ExView HAD II sensor technology, offer a choice of 2.8-, 6- or 9-MP resolution and are available in both mono and RGB. Pixel size is...
Raptor Photonics Ltd.
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Photonic Professional GT 3-D Printer
The Photonic Professional GT 3-D printer by Nanoscribe GmbH produces complex structures on the nano- and micron scale for research and development, and for potential industrial applications in...
Nanoscribe GmbH
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EXC-Series AC Servomotors
ElectroCraft’s EXC-Series AC servomotors, available from Servo2Go.com Ltd., incorporate electromagnetic components to create high continuous torques with low inertia for rapid acceleration in...
Servo2Go.com Ltd.
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CC-80, CC-81 UV Viewing Systems
Spectroline’s CC-80 and CC-81 UV viewing systems provide fluorescence analysis for applications in chromatography, electrophoresis, genetic research, photoresist coating inspection and forensic...
Spectronics Corp.
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VS Cooled Scientific Camera Upgrades
Artemis CCD Ltd.'s VS range of cooled CCD scientific cameras features new upgrades, including increased image digitization and enhanced lens compatibility. The ICX285-based VS14 now offers a...
Artemis CCD Ltd.
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Mineral Contact Probe
Spectral Evolution has introduced a mineral contact probe that measures surface reflectance from 350 to 2500 nm for applications in mining exploration, core shack logging and chip tray analysis. ...
Spectral Evolution, Inc.
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KT230-EDLM X-Y Stage
The KT230-EDLM linear positioning stage from Steinmeyer Inc. is driven by an ironless core three-phase linear motor and includes an electromagnetic brake as a safety feature in the event of a power...
Steinmeyer, Inc.
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MatchBox CW Microlasers
Elliot Scientific Ltd. has introduced Integrated Optics UAB’s MatchBox series CW microlasers for applications in chemistry and biophotonics, particularly Raman spectroscopy and fluorescence...
Elliot Scientific Ltd.
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IMX174 CMOS Sensor
Point Grey Research Inc. has added Sony’s IMX174 2.3-MP global-shutter CMOS sensor to its Grasshopper3 line of USB3 Vision cameras, suitable for machine vision, industrial and scientific...
Point Grey Research Inc.
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SAM Inductive Sensor
Sick Inc. has launched the SAM inductive sensor for speed and acceleration monitoring in factory and logistics automation applications. The device gives both a raw pulse output and a...
SICK, Inc.
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Thin-Film Coatings
Precision Glass & Optics has released a line of optical thin-film coatings for imaging, display, projection, scanning, defense, biomedical, aerospace and other industrial instrumentation...
Precision Glass & Optics
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Model 2400B-510 LED Light Engine
Model 2400B-510, the latest addition to Innovations in Optics Inc.’s line of LumiBright FC fiber-coupled LED light engines, was designed for fiber and lightguide input apertures from 1 to 3 mm...
Innovations in Optics, Inc.
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PHX Series Galvanometer Laser Scanners
Lincoln Laser Co. has announced a new series of six galvanometer laser scanners. The compact PHX-30/50/75 models fit into microscopes and other instruments for biomedical applications. ...
Lincoln Laser Co.
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PTSHI-950-LT Refrigerator Cryostat
The 1.5-K, closed-cycle PTSHI-950-LT refrigerator cryostat from Janis Research Co. is a low-vibration pulse-tube cryocooler for applications including neutron scattering, electrical transport and...
Janis Research Co. LLC
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Lepton Microthermal Imaging Core
Lepton, a microthermal imaging camera core from Flir Systems Inc., uses multiple proprietary technologies, including wafer-level detector and micro-optics, and a custom integrated circuit that...
FLIR Precision Optics
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Microlux Alumina Polishing Powders
Meller Optics Inc. has introduced Microlux high-purity calcined alumina polishing powders that can be mixed with deionized water for grinding, lapping and finishing a variety of optics. The...
Meller Optics, Inc.
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Cobolt Pulsed Lasers
A new family of pulsed lasers by Cobolt AB consists of two series: the Thor Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser series and the Odin compact, tunable mid-IR laser series. The Thor series...
Cobolt AB
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WLS qFlash Vision System
Hexagon Metrology’s WLS qFlash stereo vision system uses blue-light technology to capture 3-D measurements on the shop floor for industrial measurement applications. The portable...
Hexagon Metrology Services Ltd.
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HNÜ Cameras
For low-light imaging, Nüvü Cameras’ HNü cameras offer faster frame rates with photon-counting precision for EMCCD detectors. The thermoelectrically cooled devices...
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Beam Analyzer Touch
The Beam Analyzer Touch from AMS Technologies measures beam profile, size, shape, position and power. The stand-alone unit has a built-in touch screen and measuring head. Its 190- to 2700-nm...
AMS Technologies AG
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Hylase-25 Picosecond Laser
Fianium has introduced the Hylase-25 high-energy picosecond laser for micromachining of semiconductors, dielectrics, metals and polymer materials. The device offers <20-ps pulse duration...
Fianium UK Ltd.
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Off-Axis Paraboloid Mirrors
Off-axis paraboloid mirrors by Optical Surfaces Ltd. direct and focus incident collimated light at a specific angle for unrestricted access to the focal point. The mirrors are suitable for...
Optical Surfaces Ltd.
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AccuFiz 6-MP Laser Interferometer
4D Technology Corp. has introduced the AccuFiz 6-MP laser interferometer for measuring steep slopes, spheric and aspheric optics and molds, and small-diameter optics. The instrument has a...
4D Technology Corp.
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LumiCam 1300 Photometer/Colorimeter
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas has added Instrument Systems’ LumiCam 1300 imaging photometer and colorimeter to its light- and display-measurement portfolio. The camera also is...
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc.
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DXRxi Raman Microscope
Thermo Fisher Scientific has released the DXRxi Raman imaging microscope for applications including pharmaceutical formulation, life sciences, semiconductor manufacturing and geology. The...
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Molecular Spectroscopy
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Koheras Basik X15 Fiber Laser
NKT Photonics has released the Koheras Basik X15 ultralow-noise fiber laser for industrial applications such as seismic mapping for oil and gas, pipeline monitoring and security. The device...
NKT Photonics A/S
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Axio Scan.Z1 Digital Slide Scanner
Carl Zeiss Microscopy now offers an automated, self-calibrating slide scanner for its Axio Scan.Z1 microscope, which digitizes fixed-tissue sections and cytologic specimens in bright-field and...
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH, Electron- and Ion Beam Microscopes
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TO-39 LEDs
TO-39 LEDs by Crystal IS offer UV-C wavelengths from 250 to 280 nm and are suitable for applications such as scientific instrumentation and air and water quality monitoring. Featuring...
Asahi Kasei E-Materials Corp.
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Oslon Compact SFH 4710 IRED
The Oslon Compact SFH 4710 IRED (infrared-emitting diode) from Osram Opto Semiconductors is suitable for applications such as surveillance, digital image processing, 3-D measurement, pattern...
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH
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E8486A Waveguide Power Sensor
The E8486A waveguide power sensor from Agilent Technologies Inc. makes power measurements in the E-band spectrum from 60 to 90 GHz, making it suitable for E-band telecommunications applications. ...
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
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TA Spectrometer
The TAS (Transient Absorption Spectrometer) by Newport Corp. is suitable for studying the dynamics of a variety of samples. In conjunction with amplified femtosecond lasers, it can be used for...
Newport Corporation
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Model 192 Nonbrowning Zoom Lens
Resolve Optics Ltd.’s Model 192 nonbrowning 6× zoom lens operates in application areas subject to radiation, including medicine, academia, industry, agriculture, archaeology, food, space...
Resolve Optics Ltd.
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LFP-3144C-337 Microspectrometer Detector
InfraTec GmbH’s latest detector, the LFP-3144C-337, offers an integrated tunable Fabry-Perot (FP) filter and closed-loop control driven by an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) and...
InfraTec GmbH, Infrarotsensorik und Messtechnik
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GAP3000Q Photodiode
GPD Optoelectronics Corp. has added the 3-mm-diameter GAP3000Q to its InGaAs Quadrant line of photodiodes. The GAP3000Q operates in the 800- to 1700-nm spectrum and features monolithic,...
GPD Optoelectronics Corp.
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Risley Beam-Steering Assemblies
Optra Inc. has released Risley prism-based beam-steering assemblies for applications in laser communications, lidar/ladar, laser machining and general-purpose beam steering. Featuring...
OPTRA, Inc.
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µLED Demonstrator Board
InfiniLED has released a demonstrator board that enables companies and research organizations to test and evaluate µLED technology at their own facilities. The board includes three...
InfiniLED
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Cobra OCT Spectrometer
Wasatch Photonics Inc. has released the Cobra OCT spectrometer for applications including ophthalmology, dermatology and materials inspection. The device features volume-phase holographic...
Wasatch Photonics, Inc.
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60SVM10 Dual-Stream Encoder
Videology Imaging Solutions Inc.’s 60SVM10, an H.264 dual-stream processor encoder, offers several complementary interface boards for OEMs. The 42 × 42-mm device provides...
Videology Imaging Solutions, Inc.
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Athermal MWIR Lens
LightWorks Optical Systems Inc. has added a series of athermal f/2 mid-wave infrared (MWIR) lenses to its Owl-IR line of fixed-focus objective lenses. The lenses offer radiometric quality...
LightWorks Optical Systems
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EasyLife FP Fluorescence Polarimeter/Filter Fluorometer
The EasyLife FP fluorescence polarimeter/filter fluorometer by Optical Building Blocks Corp. is a research tool for a variety of fluorescence polarization assays, including homogenous fluorescence...
Optical Building Blocks Corp.
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OS-Z Mirror Mounts
Optical Surfaces Ltd. has released OS-Z mirror mounts, which support off-axis paraboloid, spherical and flat mirrors. The mounts accommodate wedge-back and parallel-back mirrors from 90 to...
Optical Surfaces Ltd.
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EDX 7000/8000 Fluorescence Spectrometers
Incorporating a semiconductor detector, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments’ EDX-7000/8000 fluorescence spectrometers are designed for applications ranging from general screening analysis to...
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, Inc.

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