Email
Menu News Products Video Webinars White Papers EDU

photonics.com: March 2014

BUSINESS
>
Neaspec Now Part of Attocube Systems
Attocube Systems AG has acquired Neaspec GmbH, combining two well-established innovators in the fields of nanotechnology and microscopy. The purchase includes Neaspec’s scanning near-field optical microscope (NeaSNOM), the only such device to use an optical background-filtering technique. This will expand attocube’s microscopy portfolio and techniques used in nanotechnology. ...
>
OSA Names Bonenfant Scholarship Winner
Margaret Cron has been named the 2014 recipient of the OSA Foundation’s Paul Anthony Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship. A biomedical engineering student at Ohio State University, Cron...
>
Michelson Awarded €2.26 Million OCT Grant
The European Union has awarded Michelson Diagnostics a €2.26 million Seventh Framework Programme grant to enhance the company’s OCT technology and research. The grant will further...
>
TSI Purchases Enwave Optronics
Precision metrology company TSI Inc. has acquired Irvine, Calif.-based Enwave Optronics for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition includes Enwave’s Raman spectroscopy technology,...
>
Luxtera, Sun Microsystems Collaborate on Optical Interconnects
Luxtera will join forces with Sun Microsystems to develop the next generation of optical interconnects. Under the DARPA Ultraperformance Nanophotonic Intrachip Communications (UNIC) program,...
>
Photonics Industries Expands in China
Photonics Industries is expanding overseas to meet a growing global demand. The company, which specializes in diode-pumped solid-state laser products, has completed a 2500-m2 building in...
>
Imaging System Offers Clearer Tissue Visualization
Studying proteins and disease markers could get easier, thanks to a new high-throughput imaging system called Lamina. A team at PerkinElmer Inc. designed the multilabel slide scanner to...
>
Christian Schmitz Named SPI CEO
Dr. Christian Schmitz has taken the reins at SPI Lasers as the company’s new CEO. Schmitz is the former chief technical officer of Trumpf, which acquired SPI in 2008. An...
>
HelioVolt Stops Work as Investor Backs Out
HelioVolt, a developer and manufacturer of thin-film solar modules based on copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) technology, has suspended its photovoltaic (PV) initiatives because its major...
>
IDEX Optics & Photonics Names Melles Griot Leader
Idex Optics & Photonics has enlisted Michael Marsh as general manager of the Melles Griot Optical Systems business. Marsh is the former general manager for various Eastman Kodak groups,...
>
Stockman Elected SPIE Fellow
Mark Stockman has earned the designation of SPIE fellow for his work with theoretical nano-optics and nanoplasmonics. A physics professor at Georgia State University and director of its...
>
CVI Laser Optics Appoints VP
IDEX Optics & Photonics has chosen Bob Muscat to lead the CVI laser optics business unit as vice president. Muscat will lead the manufacturing sites, which are located in Albuquerque,...
>
EXFO Receives 2014 Portable FOTE Leadership Award
Frost & Sullivan has awarded EXFO Inc. the 2014 Global Market Share Leadership Award for its work in the fiber-optic test equipment (FOTE) market. EXFO received the award after reporting...
>
IPG Photonics Expands Diode Laser Production
IPG Photonics is set to expand its diode laser production following the acquisition of Veeco Instruments’ molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system. IPG plans to use the system for...
>
Former SPIE President in Tech Hall of Fame
Ralph James, regarded as a pioneer in optical and photonics technology development for hi-res spectroscopy and imaging, is the latest to be inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame. ...
>
Cambridge Student Wins Outstanding Student Paper Prize
Johannes von Lindeiner has been awarded the 2014 Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition top prize by the OSA Foundation and Corning Inc. A student at the University of Cambridge in...
>
SPIE Co-Sponsors Winter College on Optics
The Winter College on Optics brought the fundamentals of photonics to the forefront recently, as students from around the world learned about everything from optics research and technology transfer...
>
Funding Furthers OnTarget Imaging Research
Further development of optical imaging technology for cancer research is now possible, thanks to $15 million in funding recently awarded to OnTarget Labs. Based at the Purdue University...
>
IQE, UCSB Team Up to Grow Silicon Photonics
A new epitaxial wafer technology is moving forward the next generation of quantum dot lasers on silicon substrates. IQE, in conjunction with researchers from the University of California,...
>
GSI Starts 2014 with Acquisition, Sale
GSI Group has made moves so far this year that executives say fall in line with future strategic goals, including its recent acquisition of Jadak, a provider of optical data collection and...
>
Hyperspectral Imager Boosts Biomed Research
A new hyperspectral imaging system offers identification and analysis of complex microscopic samples in real time. Developed by Bodkin Design and Engineering, the VNIR-90 Hyperspectral...
>
Silicon Photonics Reports Highest Serial Data Rate
New silicon photonic technology has demonstrated the essential elements to establish next-generation data centers, including reach and power consumption. The new technology, developed...
>
CyberOptics Acquires Laser Design
CyberOptics Corp., a provider of sensors and inspection systems for the global electronic assembly and semiconductor equipment markets, has acquired Laser Design Inc. for $2.7 million cash. ...
>
Generation Growth Capital Acquires Innovative Laser Technologies
Generation Growth Capital Inc., a private equity firm, has acquired Innovative Laser Technologies Inc. of Minneapolis, a designer and fabricator of laser workstations. Terms of the agreement were not...
>
Optoscribe Expanding into New Facility
Heriot-Watt University spinout Optoscribe Ltd., a global supplier of 3-D waveguide technology for optical communications, has announced plans to move to a larger facility. “The...
>
SPIE Names 2014 Award Winners
SPIE has announced its 2014 award recipients, who are being honored for their outstanding achievements in the industry. And the winners are: SPIE Gold Medal Award: James Harrington...
>
Zygo Receives Support Order for Laser Fusion Amplifiers
Zygo Corp. has been awarded a $1.4 million contract to produce meter-class laser fusion amplifiers for laboratory testing purposes. The funding, awarded to the company’s Optical...
>
1366 Technologies Names New VP
Brian Eller has been named vice president of manufacturing at 1366 Technologies. He will lead the silicon wafer fabricator’s manufacturing operations as the company prepares for the...
>
Zecotek Gains 3-D Display Patent
Zecotek Photonics has been awarded a patent for an optical imaging technology it has developed for an autostereoscopic display system. The patent, granted by the Korean Intellectual Property...
>
Day of Photonics 2014: Enlightening the Public
The annual Day of Photonics will take place Oct. 21, offering the general public a look at the opportunities the industry offers. Organized by the European Photonics Industry Consortium...
>
OSA Award Winners Announced
The Optical Society (OSA) has named the 2014 recipients of its awards and medals. “This year’s awardees have made incredible contributions to optics and photonics in everything...
>
Rutgers Professor Takes Top SPIE Prize
James Harrington, a professor at Rutgers University, has received SPIE’s 2014 Gold Medal Award for his pioneering research on fiber optics and IR optical materials. Since 1977, this...
>
Microtechnology Emerging as Next Big Thing
Growing demand for high-tech research and development in micro-optoelectromechanical systems (MOEMS) has led to breakthrough achievements for applications including space exploration, wireless...
>
Thorlabs Expands with Optoelectronics Sector
Change is afoot for Thorlabs as the company prepares to start a high-speed optoelectronics business unit in Ann Arbor, Mich. The greenfield initiative, named Thorlabs Ultrafast...
>
IMRA, Jenoptik Enter License Agreement
IMRA America and Jenoptik Laser have entered into a license agreement on a patent family held by IMRA that includes a method for “controlling configuration of laser induced breakdown and...
>
Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics Names New CFO
Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, formerly Lucid Inc., has named Richard C. Christopher as chief financial officer. He replaces Richard J. Pulsifer. Christopher served for eight years as CFO of...
>
FBGS, 4DSP Enter Strategic Partnership
FBGS and 4DSP have joined forces to enhance the field of fiber optic sensing technology. 4DSP’s fiber optic sensing system will complement FBGS’ all grating fiber technology,...


RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
>
Quantum Droplets Form in Laser-Shot Semiconductors
The accidental discovery of a new quasiparticle that behaves like a drop of liquid could provide a better understanding of solid-state devices such as semiconductors and superconductors. Scientists at the University of Colorado made the discovery during extremely low-temperature semiconductor and laser experiments. Described as a quantum droplet, scientists are calling the quasiparticle...
>
New Technique Visualizes Live Cells
A new optical imaging platform represents a significant step toward a longstanding scientific goal: visualizing small biomolecules inside living biological systems with minimum disturbance. ...
>
OSA Names Bonenfant Scholarship Winner
Margaret Cron has been named the 2014 recipient of the OSA Foundation’s Paul Anthony Bonenfant Memorial Scholarship. A biomedical engineering student at Ohio State University, Cron...
>
Michelson Awarded €2.26 Million OCT Grant
The European Union has awarded Michelson Diagnostics a €2.26 million Seventh Framework Programme grant to enhance the company’s OCT technology and research. The grant will further...
>
Stimulated Emission Enhances Fluorescence Detection
Stimulated emission (SE) can now be used to detect the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of fluorescence and convert it to a coherent signal. A technique developed by a team from National...
>
Luxtera, Sun Microsystems Collaborate on Optical Interconnects
Luxtera will join forces with Sun Microsystems to develop the next generation of optical interconnects. Under the DARPA Ultraperformance Nanophotonic Intrachip Communications (UNIC) program,...
>
Young Explorers Target Mid-IR Broadband for Real-Life Applications
Mid-IR broadband light sources are not yet widely found in real-life applications; however, an international team of young researchers may soon change that by developing an ultracompact,...
>
A Sticky Approach to Fighting Infection
A new nanoscale approach to studying a common source of infection could ultimately lead to the creation of bacteria-resistant materials as a line of defense. Scanning electron microscopy...
>
MUSE Offers 3-D View of Distant Galaxies
Far-away galaxies and bright stars could feel closer than ever, thanks to a new astronomical instrument that is a decade in the making. The Multi-Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE),...
>
Christian Schmitz Named SPI CEO
Dr. Christian Schmitz has taken the reins at SPI Lasers as the company’s new CEO. Schmitz is the former chief technical officer of Trumpf, which acquired SPI in 2008. An...
>
HelioVolt Stops Work as Investor Backs Out
HelioVolt, a developer and manufacturer of thin-film solar modules based on copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) technology, has suspended its photovoltaic (PV) initiatives because its major...
>
Breaking Down Diamonds, Atom By Atom
An inadvertent breakthrough in laser technology could enhance the development of quantum computers and other diamond-based technologies.  Researchers at Macquarie University’s MQ...
>
Stockman Elected SPIE Fellow
Mark Stockman has earned the designation of SPIE fellow for his work with theoretical nano-optics and nanoplasmonics. A physics professor at Georgia State University and director of its...
>
Tiny Lasers Could Help Fight Bio-Weapons
Biochemical weapons could be a big threat, but a new DARPA program is proposing a very small solution: tiny lasers. The research agency has established a program called Laser UV Sources for...
>
Brain Mapping Seeks New Paths
New imaging techniques could build new roadways in neural mapping and provide a better understanding of how the brain functions. A team at Columbia University — along with researchers...
>
Experiments Take Step Toward Micro Photonic Chips
The creation of photonic chips at the micron scale may not be too far off, as seen in an experiment involving silicon photonic crystal. Work by an international group of researchers...
>
Microstructures Improve Data Transfer
Microscopic structures that use light in metals to relay information could improve the speed of wireless technology and enable the printing of magnetic materials. Electrical engineers at the...
>
Former SPIE President in Tech Hall of Fame
Ralph James, regarded as a pioneer in optical and photonics technology development for hi-res spectroscopy and imaging, is the latest to be inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame. ...
>
Cambridge Student Wins Outstanding Student Paper Prize
Johannes von Lindeiner has been awarded the 2014 Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition top prize by the OSA Foundation and Corning Inc. A student at the University of Cambridge in...
>
SPIE Co-Sponsors Winter College on Optics
The Winter College on Optics brought the fundamentals of photonics to the forefront recently, as students from around the world learned about everything from optics research and technology transfer...
>
Funding Furthers OnTarget Imaging Research
Further development of optical imaging technology for cancer research is now possible, thanks to $15 million in funding recently awarded to OnTarget Labs. Based at the Purdue University...
>
Diffractive Catheter Enhances OCT Imaging
A new imaging catheter that enables real-time, ultrahigh-resolution OCT imaging at 800 nm to form a 3-D volumetric dataset could potentially improve image contrast via increased light scattering and...
>
IQE, UCSB Team Up to Grow Silicon Photonics
A new epitaxial wafer technology is moving forward the next generation of quantum dot lasers on silicon substrates. IQE, in conjunction with researchers from the University of California,...
>
Small 2-D Material Has Big Potential
Although small and just a few atoms thick, a new material has big possibilities for the field of optoelectronics. A 2-D material called tungsten diselenide (WSe2), which could potentially...
>
Hyperspectral Imager Boosts Biomed Research
A new hyperspectral imaging system offers identification and analysis of complex microscopic samples in real time. Developed by Bodkin Design and Engineering, the VNIR-90 Hyperspectral...
>
Silicon Photonics Reports Highest Serial Data Rate
New silicon photonic technology has demonstrated the essential elements to establish next-generation data centers, including reach and power consumption. The new technology, developed...
>
Nanoinjection Makes Photon Detection More Efficient
Existing photon number resolving (PNR) detectors are not ideal. They require extreme cooling to ensure accuracy, and often can slow the performance progress in systems such as quantum computers. ...
>
High-Tech Glasses Show Cancer Cells
Distinguishing between cancer cells and healthy cells could become easier for surgeons. And all they’ll need to do is put on glasses. A team at Washington University’s School of...
>
Nanosensors on CDs Simplify Bio Sample Study
CD players have been overshadowed by MP3 files in the entertainment world, but in the biology lab, they could be the wave of the future.   A team from Spain has developed a technique for...
>
Tech Breakthrough with Nanoscale Optical Switch
Photons may someday replace electrons inside cellphones, automobiles and other products. This shift got a recent boost with the development of an ultrafast, ultrasmall optical switch.   ...
>
Graphene Light Detector Spans IR Spectrum
A new light detector is the first to sense the full IR spectrum, carrying potential advancements in heat-vision technology. The room-temperature, graphene-based detector, developed by a team...
>
SPIE Names 2014 Award Winners
SPIE has announced its 2014 award recipients, who are being honored for their outstanding achievements in the industry. And the winners are: SPIE Gold Medal Award: James Harrington...
>
Ultrabright Nanocrystals Could Image Single Proteins
The future is bright in the world of biological imaging with the recent creation of ultrabright, ultrasmall light-emitting crystals that can image single proteins.    A team from the US...
>
Video Game Technology Could Prevent Hospital Falls
Video game technology may be able to serve a new purpose: preventing hospital patients from falling. As many as 1 million people each year fall in U.S. hospitals, according to the Agency for...
>
Ultracold Molecules Advance Quantum Computing
Radical cooling could hold great potential for quantum computing and simulations. To that end, Purdue University researchers have created an ultracold molecule using lasers to remove the...
>
Optical Brain Monitoring for Better Stroke Care
Advanced technology and simple body positioning could be key in providing acute stroke patients with more effective, individualized treatment in real time. A team from the University of...
>
Zecotek Gains 3-D Display Patent
Zecotek Photonics has been awarded a patent for an optical imaging technology it has developed for an autostereoscopic display system. The patent, granted by the Korean Intellectual Property...
>
Shrink Wrapping Disease Biomarkers
A new technique for better detection of infectious disease biomarkers has scientists looking at ordinary shrink wrap in a whole new way. Developed by a team at the University of California,...
>
Superconductor LEDs Help Unravel Entanglement
Superconductivity in LEDs could generate the perplexing quantum physics phenomenon known as entanglement. Entanglement occurs when particles become correlated in pairs to predictably...
>
Inevitable Imperfection Produces Nanolaser
Nanostructures are imperfect, so it has been impossible thus far to develop optical chips that can control light. But now such imperfection is now proving perfect for a whole new set of uses. ...
>
Switching an Antibiotic On and Off with Light
Soon antibiotics may be switched on and off as readily as a light bulb, treating localized infections and potentially even cancer in the process. A team from the Karlsruhe Institute of...
>
OSA Award Winners Announced
The Optical Society (OSA) has named the 2014 recipients of its awards and medals. “This year’s awardees have made incredible contributions to optics and photonics in everything...
>
Creation of Living Materials Shows Potential
A new approach to materials synthesis has shown promise in the creation of living elements. Researchers at MIT have influenced E. coli bacterial cells to produce biofilms that could...
>
Solar Cell by Day, Light Panel by Night
A chance discovery has brought light emission properties to solar cells. A new solar cell material developed by a team at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) not only converts light to...
>
Rutgers Professor Takes Top SPIE Prize
James Harrington, a professor at Rutgers University, has received SPIE’s 2014 Gold Medal Award for his pioneering research on fiber optics and IR optical materials. Since 1977, this...
>
Microtechnology Emerging as Next Big Thing
Growing demand for high-tech research and development in micro-optoelectromechanical systems (MOEMS) has led to breakthrough achievements for applications including space exploration, wireless...
>
3-D Cell Imaging Through Microfluidic Channels
A microscopy technique developed in 2007 by scientists at MIT enabled 3-D imaging of the interior of living cells without using fluorescent or other markers. Recent adaptations have taken this a step...
>
IR Method Detects Chemicals Remotely
Infrared technology could help the military to remotely and safely identify sites where nuclear weapons are being made. Researchers at Brigham Young University have developed a model that...
>
Optical Pulses to Deflect Asteroids
An abundance of rogue asteroids are on a collision course with Earth, more than previously thought, according to recent studies. But don’t panic — the threat is not immediate, and...
>
System Pushes Better Light Control
More precise control of light could be on the horizon, prompting advances in solar photovoltaics, detectors for telescopes and microscopes, and privacy filters for display screens. ...
>
IMRA, Jenoptik Enter License Agreement
IMRA America and Jenoptik Laser have entered into a license agreement on a patent family held by IMRA that includes a method for “controlling configuration of laser induced breakdown and...
>
Combining Technologies Creates Ultrathin Light Detectors
A first-ever combination of technologies has resulted in the creation of an extremely thin light detector. By integrating metamaterials and quantum cascade structures, a team from the Vienna...
>
FBGS, 4DSP Enter Strategic Partnership
FBGS and 4DSP have joined forces to enhance the field of fiber optic sensing technology. 4DSP’s fiber optic sensing system will complement FBGS’ all grating fiber technology,...


PRODUCTS
>
ODD-SXUV-DLPSD UV/EUV Position Sensor
Opto Diode Corp. has released the ODD-SXUV-DLPSD duolateral UV/EUV (extreme-UV) submicron position resolution sensor for positioning and advanced lithography applications. The device provides a stable response after exposure to UV and/or EUV radiation. Featuring a 5 × 5-mm active area, the position-sensing photodiode operates from 1- to 400-nm wavelengths. Responsivity at...
Opto Diode Corporation
>
Genie TS M2560
Teledyne Dalsa has expanded its Genie TS series with the TS M2560, a 5-MP camera that can reach speeds up to 51 fps in fast mode. It delivers a wider feature set in a GigE Vision camera and provides...
Teledyne DALSA, Machine Vision OEM Components
>
PSR-3500 Remote Sensing Bundle
Spectral Evolution has released the PSR-3500 remote sensing bundle for a range of remote sensing applications. The bundle is built around the proprietary PSR-3500 UV-VIS-NIR field-portable...
Spectral Evolution, Inc.
>
8-Channel Multicore Fiber Fan-out Device
Optoscribe has added an eight-channel multicore fiber fan-out device to its 3D Optofan series for high-speed telecommunications. Users can customize the configuration to suit multicore fiber...
Optoscribe Ltd.
>
SOL DPSS Laser
RPMC Lasers has introduced Bright Solutions’ SOL diode-dumped solid-state (DPSS) laser for applications including plastics and metals marking and machining, lidar and rangefinding, and...
RPMC Lasers Inc.
>
ELP300 Gen2 Excimer Laser Stepper
Suss MicroTec has launched the ELP300 Gen2, an excimer laser stepper that enables the creation of smaller via sizes (<5 µm) and decreased via pitch for advanced packaging and 3-D processing...
SUSS MicroTec AG
>
GRIN Lenses
Altechna’s gradient index (GRIN) lenses are suitable for applications in beam collimation or focusing, and laser-to-fiber, fiber-to-fiber and fiber-to-detector coupling. Lenses with...
Altechna, UAB
>
SensoDrive Night-Driving Systems
Senso Optics has introduced SensoDrive and SensoDrive-P, panoramic night-driving systems for vehicles, armored personnel carriers (APCs) and tanks used in military operations. SensoDrive, a...
Senso Optics
>
HC SpikeSafe 400 DC Current Source
Vektrex has released the latest model in its SpikeSafe series, the HC (High Current) 400 DC current source. It is suitable for reliability testing of large numbers of LEDs in parallel for...
Vektrex Electronic Systems, Inc.
>
AP264XB Optical Complex Spectrum Analyzer
Apex Technologies has launched the AP264XB optical complex spectrum analyzer, which can function as both an optical modulation analyzer and as an optical spectrum analyzer for various testing and...
Apex Technologies
>
Climatherm Heat Exchangers
Marlow Industries Europe GmbH has released the Climatherm range of air-to-air heat exchangers for increased heat power transfer and thermal management. Using thermoelectrics and ducted air...
Marlow Industries Europe GmbH
>
DSH-355-25 UV Laser
Photonics Industries has released the DSH-355-25 high-power UV laser for micromachining applications such as flexible printed circuit board cutting and wafer scribing. The laser delivers up...
Photonics Industries International, Inc.
>
USP Spectral Library
Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. has released the beta version of the USP Spectral Library for spectral analysis, identification, search, data management, and reporting for food and drug quality. ...
>
PTX-030-500 Radio-Frequency Photonic Transmitter
Pharad has added the PTX-030-500 radio-frequency photonic transmitter and the PRX-030-500 radio-frequency (RF) photonic receiver to its family of RF over Fiber products, which are suitable for...
Pharad, LLC
>
DLP4500NIR Digital Light Processor
Texas Instruments has released the DLP4500NIR digital light processor for transmittance and reflectance spectroscopy applications in the food, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas industries. The...
Texas Instruments, Inc., DLP Products
>
HB980T and HB1250T Telecom Fibers
Fibercore has announced two new models in its telecom polarization-maintaining (PM) fiber range. The fibers are variants of the HB980T and HB1250T and are suitable for applications including PM...
Fibercore
>
MXC Multifiber Connector
US Conec is now offering its MXC multifiber connector for the general market. The optical interconnect platform is optimized for next-generation, expanded-beam PRIZM MT ferrules, providing a more...
US Conec Ltd.
>
Radiation-Blocking Detectors
Cal Sensors has released a line of single-channel detectors that block radiation below 1.2 µm for applications including medical diagnostics, environmental gas analysis, fire detection, process...
Cal Sensors, Inc.
>
OpticStudio 14 Software
Zemax has introduced OpticStudio 14, the latest version of its software for designing 2-D and 3-D models of optical and illumination systems. Featuring a new graphics engine for design...
Zemax LLC, Optical & Illumination Design Software
>
Elliptical Flat Mirrors
Altechna has released a line of elliptical flat mirrors ranging in size from 12.7 to 50.8 mm whose apertures become circular when the mirror is rotated 45° around the minor axis. The...
Altechna, UAB
>
DLSxxxX0808 IR Emitter
Laser Components has added a smaller chip, the DLSxxxX080, to its “diamondlike source” series pulsable IR emitters. At 250 mW, its power consumption is less than 1/3 that of the...
Laser Components GmbH
>
MBC-DF-UC-U Bias Controller
Pharad has introduced the MBC-DF-UC-U dither-free modulator bias controller for OEM applications including stable control of lithium niobate and gallium arsenide modulators. The 2.5 ×...
Pharad, LLC
>
AQ6370D Optical Spectrum Analyzer
Yokogawa has released the AQ6370D optical spectrum analyzer for communications measurements in the 600- to 1700-nm wavelength range. Its new functions include data logging, gate sampling,...
Yokogawa Corp. of America
>
DC-1 Converters
Pico Electronics’ DC-1 series converters combine high-input voltage capabilities (120 to 370 VDC) and high power ratings (up to 300 W) with regulated output voltages from 5 to 300 VDC standard....
Pico Electronics, Inc.
>
StreamLineHR Rapide Mapping
Renishaw plc’s StreamLineHR Rapide is an ultrafast mapping option for its inVia Raman microscopes. Enabled through combined changes to the company’s WiRE software and inVia...
Renishaw plc, Spectroscopy Products Div.
>
Shad-o-Box HS X-Ray Detectors
Teledyne Dalsa has added two new models to its Shad-o-Box x-ray detector line, the 3K and 6K HS. The sensors are suitable for applications such as industrial x-ray inspection, scientific imaging and...
Teledyne DALSA, Machine Vision OEM Components
>
KnowItAll Spectral Identification Software
KnowItAll ATR/IR ID Expert and Raman ID Expert software from Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. uses IR and Raman spectroscopy to identify unknown compounds. The software, which accesses the...
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., Informatics Div.
>
Atom Encoder
Atom, Renishaw Inc.’s new noncontact optical linear and rotary incremental encoder, combines miniaturization with dirt immunity and signal stability for applications including laser scanning,...
Renishaw Inc.
>
SpectraResolver Software
SpectraResolver, laser characterization software from Resolution Spectra Systems, combines spectrum analyzer capabilities with the functions of a multiwavelength meter. The software detects...
RESOLUTION Spectra Systems
>
HighLight 10,000D Laser System
HighLight 10,000D, a direct-diode laser system from Coherent Inc., delivers higher power, enabling increased throughput for applications in metal cladding and heat treating. The device...
Coherent Inc.
>
GMAX3005 150-MP CMOS Sensor
TowerJazz and Gpixel Inc. have announced the release of Gpixel’s GMAX3005 150-MP full-frame CMOS image sensor, which uses TowerJazz’s TS18IS technology. The sensor is suitable for the...
Gpixel Inc.
>
OPMI Lumera 700/Rescan 700
Carl Zeiss Meditec has unveiled the OPMI Lumera 700 and Rescan 700, surgical microscopes that feature integrated intraoperative OCT. Designed for ophthalmic surgeons, it provides...
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG
>
Lucid Arena Pro LED Luminaire
Jenoptik’s Lucid arena pro LED hall luminaire, developed in collaboration with Leids GmbH & Co. AG, can now be controlled with sensors and situation-based automation. The...
JENOPTIK Optical Systems GmbH
>
Laser 2000 VersaLase
The VersaLase multicolor laser source from Laser 2000 is a self-contained, fully integrated plug-and-play output module. GUI software allows the user to control and monitor the module...
Laser 2000 GmbH
>
TIM551 Ranging Laser Scanner
The TIM551 2-D ranging laser scanner from Sick sends information about surrounding contours via Ethernet using time-of-flight technology. Its applications include robotics, building automation,...
SICK, Inc.
>
Cree XLamp XB-H LED
The XLamp XB-H from Cree is the brightest discrete LED in the company’s high-density class of LEDs. The device delivers more than 500 lumens at 1.5 A and 25 ºC in a 2.45-mm2...
Cree, Inc.
>
XFP-RF Wavelength-Tunable Transmitter
Finisar Corp.'s 3-GHz XFP-RF optical transmitter offers a wide radio-frequency dynamic range in a small-form-factor module. The wavelength-tunable transmitter is suitable for applications...
Finisar Corp.
>
Nonpolarizing Plate Beamsplitters
Nonpolarizing plate beamsplitters from Altechna feature a high laser-induced damage threshold and no absorption loss. Coated with only dielectric layers, the beamsplitters offer a damage...
Altechna, UAB
>
LightSpeed-II CL20010
LightSpeed-II CL20010, the single-carrier 200G coherent SoC (system on chip) from ClariPhy Communications, offers programmable modulation for 200G and 400G dense wavelength division multiplexing...
ClariPhy
>
Solis 64-Bit Software
Solis 64-bit acquisition software, an application for imaging and spectroscopy from Andor Technology Ltd., offers functionality for data acquisition and processing. A fully enabled...
Andor Technology plc, Corporate Headquarters
>
Elmo Fiber Laser
Menlo Systems has released Elmo, a compact fiber laser based on Figure 9 technology. The mode-locking device offers high reproducibility, long-term operation, stability, an all-fiber design...
Menlo Systems Inc.
>
IPG Photonics IX-200-F
IPG Photonics Corp. has introduced the IX-200-F, a fiber laser micromachining system for general-purpose, R&D and batch-scale production applications. The multifunction system can be...
IPG Photonics Corporation
>
Infiniium Z-Series Oscilloscopes
The Infiniium Z-Series oscilloscopes from Agilent Technologies Inc. can be synchronized to measure up to 40 channels simultaneously, with a maximum 63-GHz real-time oscilloscope bandwidth (on up to...
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
>
PIXCI EB1Mini Frame Grabber
Epix Inc.’s smallest Camera Link frame grabber, the PIXCI EB1mini, captures from any line- or area-scan Camera Link camera. It offers trigger input, strobe output, shutter control,...
EPIX, Inc.
>
SMW-01 and SMT-01 Optical Sensing Fibers
The SMW-01 and SMT-01 optical sensing fibers from FBGS Technologies offer long-term structural-health monitoring and preproduction testing for large, intricate composites at multiple sensing points...
FBGS
>
MiXcroscopy Correlative Imaging
The Nikon ECLIPSE LV-N series optical microscope and the JEOL JSM-7000 series field emission scanning electron microscope work concurrently, allowing researchers to observe detailed structures at...
JEOL USA, Inc.
>
100G ROSA
The 100G ROSA product line from NTT Electronics offers coherent transport systems to address increasing network bandwidth demand. Consisting of both p-i-n and avalanche photodiode (APD)...
NTT Electronics Corp.

Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Mobile Apps